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,…

Spring colors, Changdeokgung Palace

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

Springtime in the palace

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


Just another day in Bukchon.

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.


Entrance to Incheon's Chinatown. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Olympic Park

Ice skating rink behind the iconic Peace Gate of Olympic Park.

Gwangjang Market

Gwangjang Market, one of the best places in Seoul to score street food. Photo by Robert Koehler.

DDP Staircase

Staircase of Zaha Hadid’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza.