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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Huam-dong Alleyway

Alleyway near Huam-dong Market, with N Seoul tower in the distance. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Gwanghwamun at Night

Gwanghwamun Square at night. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Bukchon Afternoon

Walking around in the afternoon near Seoul Selection's office in Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul. Photo by Robert Koehler.

A Flowing Landscape of Design

[box_light] A Flowing Landscape of Design 동대문 디자인 플라자 Say what you will, but Dongdaemun’s DDP is unlike anywhere you’ve been before [/box_light] Written and photographed by Robert Koehler  To call Dongdaemun…

Seoul Travel Bits-May

History in the Moonlight: Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace 창덕궁 달빛기행 Although Gyeongbokgung Palace is the most famous royal residence of the Joseon period, Changdeokgung Palace actually served as the king’s official…