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 Weekly: SEOUL September Issue Out!

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Live music culture incubates in Seoul

The future of Korean indie music has never appeared so bright. Or cloudy.

Wild Beauty

Jeongseon County is a rugged tapestry of towering peaks and winding rivers

Ready for the beach?

Be beach-ready this August, with a selection of summer must-haves hand-picked from Hongdae and Hapjeong

Hipster Heaven

The Common Ground market brings youth and style to an increasingly vibrant neighborhood

Seoul Travel Bits

Seoul's valleys and swimming pools

Lotte World Tower

Looming ominously against the night sky, the Lotte World Tower evokes a certain cyberpunk beauty. Photo by Robert Koehler.

SEOUL Magazine, August 2015

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