May 26, 2015
The first time I visited Jangchung Gymnasium was to watch the Korean Badminton Open years ago. Being a recreational badminton player, I was thrilled to see in action the former world badminton champion and men’s…

May 16: Lotus Lantern Parade in Seoul!

May 15, 2015, No comments

It’s the most watched, the most popular, and the longest night parade in Korea. On May 16, the annual Lotus Lantern Parade lights up the streets ...


Myeongdong’s Street Food Alley

May 13, 2015, No comments

They start bringing in their carts in the afternoon. And one by one, they start preparing, frying, cooking, and finally, they’re serving! Yes, ...


Dongdaemun’s 20,000 flowers: a garden by day, a galaxy of stars at night

April 21, 2015, No comments

While most passers-by are reminded of a space ship when they see up close the Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), I, on the other hand, am reminded of the ...

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    Han River, cold and lonely in winter
    February 27, 2015, No comments

    I live just next to the Hannam Bridge, which is crowded during the rush hour in the morning and early evening. This bridge, which was named after this neighborhood, links the Gangnam District with the Yongsan District…