Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…

Happiness in the Details

It took some sacrifices, but popular illustrator and author Seungyoun Kim made it all come together

Drawing History

In ‘Seoul’s Historic Walks in Sketches,’ illustrator Janghee Lee explores the city’s rich but unknown past “When I go overseas, all the buildings can look similar no matter how carefully I look at them. Visitors here can feel the…

Riding the Tide, Walking the Runway

  Korea’s ‘first black model,’ Han Hyun-min adds beauty to Korea in more ways than one   On his Instagram feed, Han Hyun-min’s fierce facial expressions make it easy to forget that the internationally renowned model…

Quest for Olympic Gold

Korean national team player Mike Testwuide revives his love for hockey in Korea

K-pop With a Social Conscience

Lee Sol-lim of studio SOL +plus project is not just an idol scout. She’s an educator

Don’t Overthink. And Don’t Overplan.

Traveler, artist and author Yoo Hye-joo shares the beauty of slow travel in ‘You Smell Nice’

Flowers and the Cosmos

Artist Kim Kon’s work takes us to a world where life and the galaxies are one

Seoul Stories 6

A monthly exploration of Seoul through the lives of its people. [separator type="thin"] Jung Han Moon CEO of pressed juice company Tell us about yourself. I’m an owner of a cold pressed juice company. Did you always live in Seoul?…

An Unstoppable Perspective

From fashion assistant to editor-in-chief, Eunsung Park of Magazine B shares her dynamic editorial journey