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,…

Roses of Dongdaemun

LED roses at Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Lots of Kimchi

The Seoul Kimchi Making and Sharing Festival brings together volunteers to reinvent Korea’s kimjang tradition as a cultural event. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Street Food

Street food stall near Cheonggyecheon Stream, set up for the Seoul Lantern Festival.

Gyeongbokgung Maples

Red maples of Gyeongbokgung Palace. Photo by Robert Koehler.