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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,…

Culture Tanks

Sangam-dong’s Oil Tank Culture Park has turned an abandoned industrial facility into a travel hot spot A stroll through Sangam-dong’s Oil Tank Culture Park is a journey of the senses that can spark your imagination. As you move between…

City of Color

Seoul’s official colors are more than just pretty. They tell the story of a nationits capital. Seoul Colors were introduced in 2009 as part of an effort by the city government to live up its reputation as a trend-forward capital of Asia.…

Green, Gold and Blue

Southwestern Jeju dazzles with scenery, food and plenty of island charm It was late morning, and the sun still hung low enough in the sky to cast a warm hue over the rapeseed fields, the high-frequency light washing over the blanket of golden…

Quest for Olympic Gold

Korean national team player Mike Testwuide revives his love for hockey in Korea

Off the Olympic Trail

Gangneung and Pyeongchang give you plenty to do when you’re not watching the Games

Ice City

SEOUL helps you get your skate on this winter

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

[box_light] Take Me Out to the Ballgame Navigating the world of baseball …Korean-style 한국식 야구 관람[/box_light] Written by Thomas St. John Background Koreans have been playing baseball of some form for over 100 years, and…

Remembering War, Moving Towards Peace

[box_light]Remembering War, Moving Towards Peace DMZ Train and Imjingak Park offer not only views, but also insight into the reality of national division 파주[/box_light] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler The train passes…

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…