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,…
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Love and Secrets in Old Korea

            THE VOICES OF HEAVEN size 130 x 190 mm page 316 pages price KRW 12,000   The Voices of Heaven can be purchased through Seoul Selection’s online bookshop (www.seoulselection.com) or…
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Swimwear Trends for Summer 2013

[box_dark] Swimwear Trends for Summer 2013 The hottest swimsuits of the season [/box_dark] As summer rolls around and the weather grows hot and humid, the only thing that can beat the heat is a cool dip while donning a swimsuit.…
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Summering in Seoul

[box_dark] Summering in Seoul  Spend your summer vacation without leaving the city limits Written by Felix Im Photographed by Ryu Seunghoo [/box_dark]       [box_light]Banyan Tree Club and Spa | 반얀트리…
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Come to Gangnam: Gangnam Tourist Information Center

  [box_dark]Come to Gangnam | 강남관광정보센터 New Gangnam Tourist Information Center is not your garden-variety info booth[/box_dark] As part of a general effort to turn Seoul’s posh Gangnam district into a global…
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South Sea Jewel -- Namhae

[box_dark] South Sea Jewel -- NAMHAE | 남해 A flawless blend of nature and leisure, Namhae is the perfect weekend getaway package Written and photographed by Robert Koehler [/box_dark]   Koreans like to call Namhae…

SEOUL Weekly: Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival

July 17, 2013 / Issue No. 589 Looking for a Translator: Seoul Selection is always looking for competent, experienced Korean-to-English translators. If this…

Jeju-do Sunset

A beautiful Jeju-do sunset near Jeju City. Photo by Arnab Sen.

Weekly SEOUL: Seoul Selection's Summer Reading List

July 10, 2013 / Issue No. 588 Looking for a Expat News Contributor: We are looking for a contributor who can write expat-related news and advice for our…

Seochon Corner

A corner in the historic Seochon neighborhood. Photo by Robert Koehler.