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,…
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Hwasun: Searching for Korea's Sacred Stones

[box_dark] HWASUN | 화순 Searching for Korea's Sacred Stones Written and photographed by Peter DeMarco [/box_dark]     Hwasun, a large county about an hour southeast of Gwangju, looks like any other in Jeollanam-do.…
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[The Korea Herald] Korean culture advocate with big dreams

[box_dark] Korean culture advocate with big dreams Publisher Hank Kim talks about devoting his life to publishing English-language books about Korea Published : 2013-05-31 20:49 Updated : 2013-05-31 21:30 The Korea Herald > Life&Style > Books > Book…
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Cosmetics & Beauty Expo, Osong Korea 2013 (May 3–26)

  [box_dark]Cosmetics & Beauty Expo, Osong Korea 2013 (May 3–26) | 오송화장품뷰티세계박람회[/box_dark]   The Chungcheongbuk-do town of Osong hosts the Cosmetics & Beauty Expo, Osong Korea 2013.…

SEOUL Weekly: 2013 International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea

April 17, 2013 / Issue No. 576 Book Giveaway For The Voices of Heaven Goodreads will be giving away 20 copies of Maija Rhee Devine's The Voices of Heaven through…
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National Library of Korea

  National Library of Korea | 국립중앙도서관 A ten-minute walk from the bustling Express Bus Terminal and Central City shopping mall will lead you here. It houses over 7 million volumes, manuscripts, and periodicals,…
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Hongdae Area

Hongdae | 홍대 Stop hibernating—it’s time to kick into action. Its creative energy, artsy community, and bars and clubs are all legitimate reasons for conquering the night at Hongdae. Hit up your club of choice by purchasing a…

Hangang River from Ttukseom Resort

A view of the Hangang River from Ttukseom Resort. Photo by Arnab Sen.
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Cyber-Romance in the Age of the Herbivore

As competition in the dating market heats up, many men are opting out The Dong-A Ilbo, one of Korea’s largest newspapers, recently relayed the tale of Mr. Lee, a shy 28-year-old man who, at first glance, seems to be living the dream.…

Seoul before the Dawn

Seoul in the pre-dawn hours, seen from Mt. Ansan. Photo by Robert Koehler.