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,…

Melodious Colors Beneath a Pool of Black

Black String brings Korean traditional music to a global audience

Helping, Healing, Writing

Author Krys Lee says what she needs to say in ‘How I Became a North Korean’

More than Meets the Eye

Illusion artist Yoon Dain explores human depth by making herself a canvas

Reconceptualizing the Traditional

Fashion designer Kim Young-Jin of Tchai Kim brings the hanbok into the 21st century

Bridging the Cultural Divide

China expert Ryu Jaeyun strives to make China accessible to Western audiences

Architecture as problem solving

Practicality meets art in architect Kim Chanjoong’s extraordinary designs

Not your mother’s hanbok

Designer In Oh of local studio Inohjudan adds a bit of youthful freedom to Korea’s traditional attire

Game On

With each broadcast, Erik ‘DoA’ Lonnquist is helping define what an e-sports caster should be

Not just a pretty face

Non-Summit veteran Alberto Mondi balances work, celebrity and life in Korea