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,…

SEOUL Weekly: 'The Vegetarian' On Sale at Seoul Selection

Pick up a copy of Han Kang's critically acclaimed novel

Spring colors, Changdeokgung Palace

Azaleas, cherry blossoms and colorful hanbok, Changdeokgung Palace. Photo by Robert Koehler of SEOUL.

SEOUL Weekly: Cherry Blossom Season!

Where to go to take in the colors of spring

Springtime in the palace

Visitors wearing colorful hanbok at Gyeongbokgung Palace. Photo by Robert Koehler of SEOUL.


Just another day in Bukchon.

SEOUL Weekly: 'No Flower Blooms Without Wavering'

Seoul Selection releases bilingual collection of beloved poet Do Jong-Hwan's work

March 1 Independence Movement Day

Korean flag at Seodaemun Prison History Museum on the March 1 Independence Movement holiday.

Bukchon in the Snow

Bukchon Hanok Village in the snow. Photo by Robert Koehler of SEOUL.