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,…
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Seoul Stories 4

A monthly exploration of Seoul through the lives of its people. [separator type="thin"] Hyojung Jung Musical actress Tell us about yourself. I’m an actress. My work is primarily in musicals, but I’ve also played in theater and independent…

Portrait of a Millennial Lady

Artist Kim Hyun Jung is not your typical Korean artist behind a hanbok
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Fearless and Unhindered

2017 Venice Biennale artist Lee Wan offers a critical voice from the Korean art scene
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Seoul Stories 3

A monthly exploration of Seoul through the lives of its people.

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

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