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,…

A Flowing Landscape of Design

[box_light] A Flowing Landscape of Design 동대문 디자인 플라자 Say what you will, but Dongdaemun’s DDP is unlike anywhere you’ve been before [/box_light] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler  To call Dongdaemun…

Hip in Hannam-dong

[box_light] Hip in Hannam-dong 한남동 [/box_light] Young artists and creatives breathe life into aneglected hilltop community Written and photographed by Robert Koehler   The hilltop community that overlooks Itaewon from the south…

Just Say Spa-Ahh

[box_light] JUST SAY SPA-AHH Wash away the winter blues at Seoul’s best saunas [/box_light]   Written by Mimsie Ladner Winter in Korea can be ruthless. Harsh winds and subzero temperatures are conducive to dry, itchy skin and chapped…

SEOUL FROM ABOVE

[box_dark] Seoul from Above Blue Air’s helicopter tours let you see the city as you’ve never seen it before [/box_dark] You haven’t really seen Seoul until you’ve seen it from the cabin of a helicopter. Small-scale Korean airline…

November Wanderings

[box_dark] November Wanderings Jeong-dong, Buam-dong and Garosu-gil offer plenty of autumnal charm [/box_dark] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler November is a great time to pick up a book—or your e-book reader of choice—and…

Festival Time Seoul finds many ways to celebrate in October

[box_light]Festival Time Seoul finds many ways to celebrate in October[/box_light] Written by Robert Koehler In Seoul, October is a time to celebrate. Throughout the month, the city’s streets, parks, and cultural spaces play host…

DIGITAL DESTINATIONS

DIGITAL DESTINATIONS         Four leading blogges share their favorite spots in Seoul Written by Stephanie McDonald Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Seoul or an expat who has been here several years, the city’s bloggers…
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Summering in Seoul

[box_dark] Summering in Seoul  Spend your summer vacation without leaving the city limits Written by Felix Im Photographed by Ryu Seunghoo [/box_dark]       [box_light]Banyan Tree Club and Spa | 반얀트리…
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A FEAST FOR YOUR EYES

[box_dark] A FEAST FOR YOUR EYES Devour some of Seoul's finest views, and the cuisine that comes with them  Written by Loren Cotter [/box_dark]     Seoul is a skyscraper city with ample opportunities for…