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    Korea Travel Bits

    Rustic Jeonju Hanok Village 전주 한옥마을 In order to properly appreciate Jeonju Hanok Village, be prepared to get lost. And leave your watch at home. A maze of picturesque alleyways lined by handsome old Korean homes, ...

    Garak Market Station

    Line 3—Station #350,  Line 8—Station #817 Written by Charles Usher Photographed by Melissa Quek   The mother of all markets If you’ve eaten in a restaurant today, odds are some of your meal came from Garak Market (가...
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    The Search for Live Music in Itaewon

    After the closure of two popular Itaewon venues in 2011, live music has become more difficult to find in the neighborhood. Here are four bars that host bands on the regular.   DOJO Lounge   도조 라운지  DOJO is a uniq...
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    Seoul Travel Bits-April

    A New Type of Farmer’s Market: Marche@Hyehwa  혜화 마르쉐 The Hyehwa and Daehangno areas are normally known for theater and robust college students, but on the second Sunday of every month, the neighborhood becomes the ...
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Seoul Travel Bits-June

The New Hongdae: Mangwon, Hapjeong and Sangsu 합정, 상수, 망원 Hongdae was once a corner of the city claimed by aspiring artists, musicians and creative types. This still holds true in many ways, with its occupants remain...
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 Dining & Nightlife

The Premium Gimbap Movement

Written by Joe McPherson  Seoul has cycled through its fair share of trends, yet most of them have focused on foreign foods—the Burger Renaissance, gourmet pizzas, Ko-Mexican, craft beer. Korean staples have been the nerdy g...
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 People & Culture

Seoul International School

Written by Ida Kymmer   The schoolyard of Seoul International School (SIS) is filled with students dressed in orange t-shirts with tigers on them. They talk excitedly about their day as they walk in small groups, passing by th...

All Hands In: Nail Salons of Seoul

While we often take matters into our own hands, when we think about our appearance, how often do we make sure that our hands matter? We rely on our trusted indexes to work, bathe and—most importantly—smartphone, yet we ofte...
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Shinseon Play

“Shinseon Play” at the MMCA Seoul. Photo by Robert Koehler.

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SEOUL Weekly: Rock Out Vol. 8

July 16, 2014 / Issue No. 641 PSCORE Presents Rock Out Vol. 8Good music, great cause! Good music options are aplenty in Hongdae in what amounts to the best choice for your Saturday, July 19 activities. After success hosting thi...

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SEOUL Weekly: Seoul Selection Free Book Give-away

July 9, 2014 / Issue No. 640 Seoul Selection Free Book Give-awayGet a free copy of one of eight titles while supplies last As our free book event at the recent Seoul International Book Fair got such a good response, Seoul Selec...


Gwanghwamun Plaza

Sky on fire above Gwanghwamun Plaza. Photo by Robert Koehler.


Yi Sun-sin

Statue of Yi Sun-sin at Gwanghwamun Plaza. Photo by Robert Koehler.