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,…
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Letters from Joseon -- Interview with Robert Neff

    Letters from Joseon: 19th Century of Korea through the Eyes of an American Ambassador’s Wife Dec 2012 | 432 pages Softcover | 19,000 won Available at Seoul Selection Bookshop (www.seoulselection.com) and Kyobo Book…
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Hallyu Graduate School

  Hallyu Graduate School Opens, Offers Special Course for Foreigners The Catholic University of Korea founded its Hallyu Graduate School in June 2012, naming former Vice Minister of Culture Jin Ryong Yoo as its first dean. During…
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LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR PEACE

Asia Foundation Korea representative Peter Beck talks to SEOUL “I feel like I've got the coolest commute in Seoul,” says Peter Beck as he sits in his seventh floor office looking out over northern Seoul. Every morning, Beck's walk to…