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,…

Art in a Cup

Barista Lee Kangbin takes latte art to a whole new level, mesmerizing the world in the process

Seoul Stories 1

A City in the Making The narrative of Seoul is no longer linear, but intricately complex and continuously changing. With a thriving expat community and a growing number of Koreans with overseas experience, the city is more diverse than…

Dreaming Will Never Get Old

SEOUL speaks with the artist and curator behind the Daelim Museum’s new ‘The Selby House’ exhibition
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'My Life in Seoul': Interview with Cynthia Yoo

SEOUL Magazine Food Editor Cynthia Yoo talks about her life in Seoul, culture and food trends in Korea.

When Tea Meets Art

Chief art director Kim Mi-jae lends a magic touch to her new tea brand.

Grown-up Art for a Growing Audience

BookGoodCome’s Rury Lee moves young hearts through children’s literature

Bringing Korean to the World

King Sejong Institute Foundation President Song Hyangkeun teaches the Korean language to global learners

The Secrets Behind ‘Super Secret’

Webtoon artist EON discusses what makes her popular online comic go

Creating Through Play

Annie Ko and Toby Hwang of Love X Stereo bring Korean indie music to a global audience