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,…

First sunrise of 2016

Happy New Year, SEOUL readers! Photo by Robert Koehler of SEOUL

Bukchon Cultural Center

Rainy December day at the beautiful Bukchon Cultural Center.

N Seoul Tower

Winter branches and N Seoul Tower, Mt. Namsan.

Jeongdongjin Station

The pine tree of Jeongdongjin Station, made famous by the popular 1995 television drama “Sandglass.” Photo by Robert Koehler.

Railroad Village

Gyeongam-dong Railroad Village in Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do. Photo by Robert Koehler of SEOUL.

Autumn colors, Changgyeonggung Palace

Strolling beneath the autumn foliage, Changgyeonggung Palace, Seoul. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Deoksugung Doldamgil

Autumn in the city: Deoksugung's Doldamgil Road.

Autumn at Deoksugung Palace

Autumn colors at Deoksugung Palace, seen from Jeongdong Observatory.

Chaeseokgang Sunset

Sunset at the Chaeseokgang Cliffs, Byeonsanbando National Park.