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Gangnam Style vs.Gangbuk Style

[box_dark] Gangnam Style vs.Gangbuk Style Seoul’s flashy south and historic north are two fun sides to the same coin Written by Violet Kim Photographed by Ryu Seunghoo [/box_dark]   Every city has its competing districts,…
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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…
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National Museum of Art, Deoksugung

    [box_dark]National Museum of Art, Deoksugung | 덕수궁 미술관[/box_dark]   Two prominent exhibits are underway till April 21. In Memory of Landscape I Have Never Seen, a high-profile collection from the…
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National Library of Korea

  National Library of Korea | 국립중앙도서관 A ten-minute walk from the bustling Express Bus Terminal and Central City shopping mall will lead you here. It houses over 7 million volumes, manuscripts, and periodicals,…
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Samcheong-dong

  Samcheong-dong | 삼청동 Samcheong-dong’s unique mix of traditional hanok-style buildings, modern art galleries, comfy cafés, and excellent restaurants makes it a huge draw. Samcheong-dong is a melting pot of old and…
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Ansan Mountain

  Ansan Mountain | 안산 Yonsei’s campus is bordered to the north by Ansan Mountain, which serves as a natural park popular among both residents and students. Its hiking trails lead you to a smoke signal station from the…
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Sinchon

  Sinchon | 신촌 Sinchon is a playground for youth thanks to its location, as it’s surrounded by three prominent universities. During the day, the sidewalks are crowded with young people walking to or from class or lunch…
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Hongdae Area

Hongdae | 홍대 Stop hibernating—it’s time to kick into action. Its creative energy, artsy community, and bars and clubs are all legitimate reasons for conquering the night at Hongdae. Hit up your club of choice by purchasing a…
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Behind the Belfry

[box_success] Behind the Belfry An evening around Jonggak Station Written by Daisy Larios [/box_success] The Gwancheol-dong area in Jongno by Jonggak Station 종각역 (Line 1), Exit 4—the labyrinth of alleys that lie between the Bosingak…