All posts tagged Han River

February 27, 2015
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…
The Soul of Seoul: Han River Bridge

10 Ways To Enjoy the Han River

February 2, 2015, No comments

The Han River is an iconic natural symbol that runs through the center of the city of Seoul. The construction projects that began in the 1980s to give ...


We Love Seoul: Han River Memories

June 25, 2014, No comments

My first memory of the Han River is one of a huge, dark and murky waterway. It slithered through the centre of Seoul like some kind of giant snake, dr ...


Spring in Seoul : Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival

March 27, 2014, No comments

Immersing amongst spring flower is probably one of the best travelling experiences I have had.  In Korea, the biggest spring events are the Yeouido ...

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    Five Things to See in Seoul
    July 1, 2011, 1 Comment

    Lists are always popular, so I thought I’d start by giving a list response to the question I receive most often, “When I come to Seoul, what should I see?” To be perfectly honest, this is a loaded question. In my experience,…

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    Biking Along the Han River
    June 15, 2011, No comments

    “Steve, how do you do it? It’s so hot outside!” is a question I routinely am asked these days. For many, Korea’s summer is a sweltering furnace and one is destined to stay indoors. Hailing from Arizona (USA), where…

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    Cruisin’ the Han River
    May 31, 2011, No comments

    I may be dating myself, but these are a few of my favorite lines ever put to music: “Let the music take your mind, ooh /  Just release and you will find / You’re gonna fly away / Glad you’re goin’ my way…

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    Walking the Cheonggyecheon
    May 28, 2011, 1 Comment

    Korea is full of great destinations, but sometimes the best choice for a fun day outside is in the middle of the city. In fact, among some of the most densely populated areas of Seoul, you can find a great escape and surround…