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 Travel Bits

War Memorial of Korea, Namhansanseong Fortress, Buam-dong and Haebangchon

Magical landscapes of wind and hills

Photographer Douglas MacDonald explores Jejudo’s iconic, and omnipresent, volcanic cones

Seongsu-dong Style

Art and culture turn a tough industrial district into hipster heaven