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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Interview with CRYING NUT

  [box_light] CRYING NUT | 크라잉넛 The Korean punk rock band that broke the system is at it again. Written by Doyun Kim Photographed by RAUM Studio [/box_light]   On a rainy Thursday afternoon, the five…
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Four Season Water Park

[box_dark]Four Season Water Park | 포시즌 워터파크[/box_dark] In a sense, Four Season Water Park can make a perfect getaway destination for holidaymakers who shun traveling a great distance. Directly connected to Wangsimni Station,…
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Yangjae Flower Markets

[box_dark]Yangjae Flower Markets |양재 꽃시장[/box_dark] If you want to buy your girlfriend some flowers, just go a few extra subway stops from the city center to the Yangjae Flower Market. All sorts of flowers can be found here, including…

SEOUL Weekly: SEOUL September Issue

Aug 27, 2013 / Issue No. 595 Copy Editor Wanted: Seoul Selection is looking for a copy-editor for an economy-related publication. This is a part-time, give-you-work-as-it-comes-in…

Mt. Hallasan

Hallasan dominates the landscape of Jeju-do. Photo by Arnab Sen.

SEOUL Weekly: Looking for a Coordinator

Aug 21, 2013 / Issue No. 594 Copy Editor Wanted: Seoul Selection is looking for a copy-editor for an economy-related publication. Applications should be…

Mt. Hambaeksan

Some chilly hikers at the summit of Mt. Hambaeksan. Photo by Robert Koehler.

SEOUL Weekly: Changgyeonggung Morning

Aug 14, 2013 / Issue No. 593 Changgyeonggung Morning Beautiful Korean traditional music and dance in a sublime setting What better way to spend…

Performance at Unhyeongung Palace

Friday evening performance of Korean traditional music at Unhyeongung Palace, the residence of Korea’s 19th century prince regent Heungseon Daewongun. Photo by Robert Koehler.