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,…

New Release - North Korean Art: The enigmatic World of Chosonhwa

In-depth analysis of chosonhwa, the emblem of North Korean art The primary resource research, the first of its kind on chosonhwa - Vivid visual materials of the North Korean art scene based on nine visits over six years…

New Release "Marrying Korean"

  "Marrying Korean" follows Stefano, an MIT graduate, as he meets the Korean woman who would become his wife and wonders to himself if he could even locate her country on a map. From his first tastes of soju, his first Korean…

New Release: 소호의 죄(Soho Sins) / 뉴욕좀비(New York Zombies)

서울셀렉션이 뉴욕을 배경으로 한 소설을 연이어 펴냈습니다. 예술과 패션의 메카 소호(SOHO)에서 벌어지는 미스터리한 살인사건을 그린 범죄소설 <소호의 죄> 중심지 맨해튼에서…

New Release "Trampled Blossoms"

A young adult novel recounting the devastation of a victim of Japanese military sexual slavery The first young adult novel to paint a vivid and realistic depiction of the “comfort women” The story of the young girls whose bodies…

Hongje Station

Trek to northwest Seoul, where the mountains hold sway In northwestern Seoul, the mountains are more a part of the urban fabric than elsewhere in the city; they flex their geographical muscles, so to speak, dictating where buildings can…

Korean Buddhist Cuisine

[box_light] Korean Buddhist Cuisine Eating can be a path to enlightenment[/box_light] Written by Joe McPherson   Along with the chaotic energy of the city comes the occasional craving to center the soul and mind. Buddhist temples dot…

Finding the Perfect Cocktail in Seoul

[box_dark]Finding the Perfect Cocktail in Seoul[/box_dark] Over the past few years, the number of cocktail bars around the city has exploded, but it can still be hard to find a truly great drink for the price. Here are three places that never…

Here’s to you

[box_light]Here’s to You More-than-gift ideas for parents and teachers dear to us[/box_light] Written by Deanne Nguyen Every holiday season, which comes up far more than once a year, we find ourselves the target of yet another commercial…