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,…

Jeju-do Sunset

A beautiful Jeju-do sunset near Jeju City. Photo by Arnab Sen.
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Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival (March 8–10, 2013)

  Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival (March 8–10) Jeju-do’s signature festival is link to Korea’s rural heritage   Written and photographed by Douglas Macdonald   The late afternoon sun had begun to…