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,…

Exploring the Yongsan archipelago

From newly sprung Passion Island to the shores of Itaewon

Seongsu-dong Style

Art and culture turn a tough industrial district into hipster heaven

Returning to nature

Seoul Dulle-gil Course 2 offers views, history and plenty of the great outdoors
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Exploring Ikseon-dong

Discover the Ikseon-dong neighborhood (featured in the March 2015 issue of SEOUL) at our Youtube channel.

Ihwa Mural Village

Once in danger of destruction, this ‘moon village’ uses art as a way to build ties and thrive


Long hidden and forgotten, Seoul’s oldest hanok neighborhood is rediscovering its vibe

Intimate spaces

Boutique hotels bring a splash of style to Seoul's hospitality scene

COEX Reborn

Come for the shopping, stay for the culture