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,…

SEOUL Weekly: Looking for a Coordinator

Aug 21, 2013 / Issue No. 594 Copy Editor Wanted: Seoul Selection is looking for a copy-editor for an economy-related publication. Applications should be…

SEOUL (August 2013)

SEOUL (August 2013): PREVIEW

Weekly SEOUL: Korea Through Her Birds

June 26, 2013 / Issue No. 586 Book Reading: Sybil Baker's 'Into This World' Author Sybil Baker will be holding a bookreading from her latest novel…

Supermoon over Seoul

June 23's "supermoon" over Seoul. The moon appeared 30% brighter and 14% larger than normal. Photo by Robert Koehler.
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Moving Out?

As rental prices in Seoul climb, more and more residents are fleeing to the suburbs The Hanguk Ilbo reported on June 14 that more and more people were moving out of Seoul. And the statistics bear this out—the population of the city—well,…

SEOUL (July 2013)

SEOUL (July 2013): PREVIEW

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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Garosu-gil: Trendy Gangnam street offers boutique shopping, fine dining

  [box_dark] GAROSU-GIL Trendy Gangnam street offers boutique shopping, fine dining Written by Curtis File Photographed by Ryu Seunghoo [/box_dark]   Whether you’re looking for luxury goods, posh lounges,…
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[box_dark] A FEAST FOR YOUR EYES Devour some of Seoul's finest views, and the cuisine that comes with them  Written by Loren Cotter [/box_dark]     Seoul is a skyscraper city with ample opportunities for…