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,…

Seochon Corner

A corner in the historic Seochon neighborhood. Photo by Robert Koehler.

SEOUL Weekly: Seoul Selection at Seoul International Book Fair

June 18, 2013 / Issue No. 585 Seoul Selection at Seoul International Book Fair Buy our titles for 20% less Bibliophiles, rejoice! Pop by the COEX this…

Bird's Eye View of Seochon

The Ryugaheon Gallery in Seochon. Photo by Robert Koehler.

Daeo Bookshop

The historic Daeo Bookshop in Seoul's Seochon district. The bookshop first opened in 1951. Photographed by Robert Koehler.
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Namhansanseong Fortress  [box_dark] SEOUL OUTDOORS IT’S TIME TO GET OUTSIDE AND DO SOMETHING [/box_dark] Spring truly begins in earnest, making it the perfect time to take advantage of Seoul’s countless opportunities for…
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‘Mapping’ SEOUL in the 1930s

  [box_dark] ‘MAPPING’ SEOUL IN THE 1930s Colonial cartography offers fascinating insights into a dark period in the capital’s history Written by Robert J. Fouser  Images courtesy of author [/box_dark]   Historians…