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,…

Back to the Good Old Days

The kidult phenomenon grows as Koreans take comfort in nostalgia

Dare to Dine Solo

Where to eat and drink when you’re on your own

Breaking the Mold to Forge a New Society

Neither charity nor purely profit-driven business, social enterprises bring new richness to Korea’s economy

The Holiday Season, Seoul Style

Christmas and New Year’s Day bring families, friends and co-workers together


Koreans embrace the DIY lifestyle

A Premium Shopping Experience

Newly expanded Parnas Mall offers something for shoppers and foodies alike