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,…

Rivers, mountains and stars

The Gwangnaru neighborhood offers terrestrial and extraterrestrial treasures, historic battle sites and very early sunrises

The Mountain of Gods

Hiking Jejudo’s sacred Mt. Hallasan in winter is a divine experience

Bukchon Cultural Center

Rainy December day at the beautiful Bukchon Cultural Center.

SEOUL Weekly: French Christmas Market

Celebrate the holiday season with some mulled wine, cheese, foie gras and other Gallic favorites

Architecture as problem solving

Practicality meets art in architect Kim Chanjoong’s extraordinary designs

Substance versus Style

Gangnam’s swanky Cheongdam-dong shopping district undergoes an architectural renaissance

N Seoul Tower

Winter branches and N Seoul Tower, Mt. Namsan.

SEOUL Weekly: 'Death in Asia'

New book explores Asia's cultural diversity through the lens of death