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,…

SEOUL Weekly: 'Death in Asia'

New book explores Asia's cultural diversity through the lens of death

Sam Hammington: The secrets of a guy-next-door gone global

By now I’m sure you’ve heard of Sam Hammington, most recently for his impressive weight loss on a national Korean television show. More intriguing than this healthy twist, however, is how he has become so well-embraced by both the Korean…

Korea-Related Podcasts

English-language podcasts about Korea are growing in popularity.

Snows fall on 31 Gahoe-dong

The snow falls on 31 Gahoe-dong, Bukchon Hanok Village. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Dulwich College Seoul

[box_light]Dulwich College Seoul[/box_light] Dulwich College Seoul (DCSL) was the first British independent school to be established in Korea when it opened its Banpo campus in September 2010. With direct links to the 400-year-old Dulwich…

Making Stuff Up

[box_light] Making Stuff Up International residents give us the low-down on the Korean cosmetics scene [/box_light] Written by Felix Im  Robbie Schuldt arrived in Seoul in August of 2012 with her husband. She has since established herself…

Walking the K-Star Road

[box_light]Walking the K-Star Road A journey through the birthplace of the Korean Wave[/box_light] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler   "What makes Abbey Road in London, Piazza di Spagna in Rome and Central-Mid-Levels escalator…

YANG WOOSUK

[box_light]Yang Woosuk[/box_light] Director of hit film The Attorney is all about simplicity Written by Kim Hansol On January 19, The Attorney joined the list of nine movies in Korean film history to have attracted more than 10 million…