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,…

Opening the Door to an Undiscovered World

[box_light] Opening the Door to an Undiscovered World ‘100 Thimbles in a Box’ authors Debbi Kent and Joan Suwalsky introduce readers to the charms of Korean handicrafts [/box_light]  Written by Robert Koehler For American writers Debbi…

THE ART OF ROBOTICS

[box_light]THE ART OF ROBOTICS KINETIC ARTIST CHOE U-RAM BRINGS FANTASIES TO LIFE[/box_light] Written by Kim Hansol Visitors to the new National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul will stand, momentarily suspended…

The Monster Inside ‘ Hwayi’ director Jang Joon-hwan examines

[box_light] The Monster Inside ‘ Hwayi’ director Jang Joon-hwan examines the human condition in big screen return [/box_light] Written by Robert Koehler “I’m a slow person. I’m not somebody who moves quickly when he does something.…
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Interview with CRYING NUT

  [box_light] CRYING NUT | 크라잉넛 The Korean punk rock band that broke the system is at it again. Written by Doyun Kim Photographed by RAUM Studio [/box_light]   On a rainy Thursday afternoon, the five…
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Love and Secrets in Old Korea

            THE VOICES OF HEAVEN size 130 x 190 mm page 316 pages price KRW 12,000   The Voices of Heaven can be purchased through Seoul Selection’s online bookshop (www.seoulselection.com) or…
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The Kim Ok-Hee Effect

    [box_dark] The Kim Ok-Hee Effect For one of Seoul’s best-known rice cake makers, it’s all about dedication Written by Doyun Kim Photograph by Ryu Seunghoo [/box_dark]   When we arrived on-site…
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SuperSound founder KIM DONG-HYUN: a new generation of Korean instruments

  [box_dark] SUPERSONIC EVOLUTION SuperSound founder KIM DONG-HYUN introduces a new generation of Korean instruments Written by Ben Jackson Photograph courtesy of SuperSound [/box_dark]   One day in early-21st…
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[The Korea Herald] Korean culture advocate with big dreams

[box_dark] Korean culture advocate with big dreams Publisher Hank Kim talks about devoting his life to publishing English-language books about Korea Published : 2013-05-31 20:49 Updated : 2013-05-31 21:30 The Korea Herald > Life&Style > Books > Book…
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American-born Buddhist monk CHONG GO SUNIM

  [box_dark] TRANSLATING THE HEART OF SEON American-born Buddhist monk CHONG GO SUNIM helps bring Buddhism to a global audience Written and Photographed by Robert Koehler [/box_dark]   ”I can remember sitting…