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: 60 Years of Armistice

July 31, 2013 / Issue No. 591 60 Years of Armistice National Museum of Korean Contemporary History special exhibit examines history of inter-Korean relations The…

Sanjeong Lake, Pocheon

Mist, mountains, water and rocks at Sanjeong Lake, Pocheon. Photo by Robert Koehler.

SEOUL Weekly: SEOUL August Issue Out

July 24, 2013 / Issue No. 590 Looking for an Editor Seoul Selection is looking for an editor to edit and publish our various publications, including…

SEOUL (August 2013)

SEOUL (August 2013): PREVIEW

Sunset over the Hangang River

A beautiful sunset sky over Seoul, something of a rarity over these last couple of rainy weeks. Photo by Robert Koehler.
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IFC Mall

  [box_dark]IFC MALL[/box_dark] The IFC Mall is a new mega shopping center located in the space underneath the International Financial Center in Yeouido. The mall features 100 stores and restaurants, including a major bookstore, two-floor…
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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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English-Language Media

English-speakers have nothing to worry about in Korea. The English-language resources on Korea seem endless, making you more likely to get lost in the web of information then to get lost in translation. There are several English-language…
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Rooftop Pool at the Hamilton Hotel

  [box_dark]Rooftop Pool at the Hamilton Hotel | 해밀턴 호텔[/box_dark] The Hamilton's rooftop swimming pool is particularly popular on weekends during the summer. Arrive early, as it gets really crowded on weekends, especially…