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,…

Kings Of Convenience

Ubiquitous, brightly lit and loved by the locals, convenience stores are integral to the Seoul experience. A few big brands control a multi-billion-won market that caters to changing lifestyles. We look into the reasons behind the success of this gigantic industry.

Small Weddings

Young couples are tying the knot in smaller, more personalized surroundings

More Than a Local Bookshop

Independent bookstores and publishers are building new platforms for expression and communication

Sharing Life

Breaking free of rigid social constraints, young people are finding ways to connect in a freer, more personal way

Broadcasting Yourself

The rise of single-person media reflects changes in an increasingly individualistic society

Not Another High Line 서울로 7017

Seoullo 7017, an overpass-turned-walking path, illustrates the complexities of Seoul’s urban landscape
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City at Night

Seoul has plenty of places to enjoy the nighttime cityscape. This video visits some of the best spots in downtown Seoul to take in the city's nightscape. Filmed & Edited by Kwon Oh-seong

Mastering the Art of Healing

When life gets rough, it’s time to stop and smell the roses

Minimize for More

Minimalism may look like decluttering on the surface, but it also encompasses possibilities for lifestyle changes.