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,…

Tranquility and Creativity

Yeonhui-dong guesthouse YE’4 brings together suburban peace and Hongdae’s creative spirit

Sharing Nature and Memories

Brownie guesthouse in Hongdae is a couple’s way to share stories with visitors

Your Home Away from Home in Hongdae

Guesthouses Hanso 1 and 2 provide warmth and comfort in a private setting in the center of Seoul’s indie scene

Traditional Charm in the Heart of Old Seoul

Hanok bed-and-breakfast Gong Sim Ga provides a quiet night’s repose with classic grace

House of Light

Hongdae’s Casa Luce harmonizes tradition with Korean youth culture

Korean Shoe Brands to Know and Picnic in Style

Looking to rock some locally made footwear? We’ve got you covered!

Communication and talent

Hair & Joy’s unrivaled staff make the Hongdae salon an expat favorite

Care for everyone

Understanding the Korean healthcare system Korea’s progression from extreme poverty to the ranks of developed nations, indeed a role model for many developing countries, has been a justified source of national pride. The rise in living…

Healthy kimchi

[box_light]Healthy kimchi A story of heaven, earth and humanity[/box_light] Written by Ogan Gurel, MD It has been said that to eat kimchi is to eat the universe, and that thereby the universe becomes a part of the soul. Those…