Reality Walks

[box_light] Reality Walks Visit the locales of some of your favorite reality TV programs [/box_light] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler   While Korean soap operas and K-pop music have gotten the most attention overseas, a number…

Scent of Spring in Seongbuk-Dong

[box_light] Scent of Spring in Seongbuk-dong Lose yourself in the gardens and rich history of a hidden gem [/box_light] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler Nestled away in the hills just north of Seoul’s old city wall, the charming…

Historic Houses in Seoul 2

[box_light]Historic Houses in Seoul 2: Pak No-soo Art Museum     박노수 미술관 Gallery Combines 20th-century styles from Korea and abroad[/box_light] Written by Robert J. Fouser The newest addition to the list of historic houses…

THE GO HUI-DONG HOUSE

[box_dark]The Go Hui-dong House[/box_dark] Written by Robert J. Fouser  Over the past couple of years, Koreans have taken an interest in historic relics of the troubled 20th century. Twentieth-century buildings of architectural and…
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Hanok, Photography, and Tea

[box_dark] Hanok, Photography, and Tea Enjoying the old and new in Chungmuro | 충무로 Written by Robert J. Fouser [/box_dark]     A visit to a famous place in Seoul often turns up surprises in the streets…
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Exploring Sungnyemun Gate And Its Neighbors

  [box_dark] EXPLORING SUNGNYEMUN GATE AND ITS NEIGHBORS | 숭례문 지역 Seoul’s historic entrance is reborn Written by Robert J. Fouser [/box_dark]   History may note this year as “Year of the Seoul…
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From Korea University to Kyung Hee University

  [box_dark] From Korea University to Kyung Hee University l 고려대학교—경희대학교 Where history and students meet Written by Robert J. Fouser [/box_dark]   In the 1930s, Seoul expanded rapidly…
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A walk through Yeouido in the spring

    [box_dark] A WALK THROUGH YEOUIDO IN THE SPRING Seoul’s Manhattan is more than just cherry blossoms Written by Robert J. Fouser [/box_dark]   April brings spring flowers to Seoul, and one…
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‘Mapping’ SEOUL in the 1930s

  [box_dark] ‘MAPPING’ SEOUL IN THE 1930s Colonial cartography offers fascinating insights into a dark period in the capital’s history Written by Robert J. Fouser  Images courtesy of author [/box_dark]   Historians…