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I Heart My City: A Seoul Travel Guide

I Heart My City: A Seoul Travel Guide

Natalie Faye and Megan Odell originally wrote this article for National Geographic. Since they mentioned Chincha in it (thanks!) they also sent the article to us so that we could feature it. Since both girls have great phoneography skills, we turned the piece into a photoessay starring their Instagram shots. Follow Natalie and Megan on...

Garak Market

We all know that one of the best aspects of Seoul life is the cheap and readily available barbeque, donkas and kimbap – not to forget the plethora of western-style bakeries where you can stuff your face with all manner of korea-fied goodies. But for those of us for whom cooking means more than picking...

COEX Aquarium

Last week I went to the COEX Aquarium, located inside the COEX shopping mall nearby Gangnam. It was a lot of fun, and there are a lot of fish there; as you might expect from an aquarium. It caters mainly for the younger generations, however there is no harm in enjoying this place, even as...

Gwangjang Flea Market

There are flea markets a-plenty in Seoul, but Gwangjang Flea Market is renowned for being one of the best in the City. Today we braved the cold, and went on a pilgrimage through the freezing cold streets to North Seoul, to buy jumpers and cardigans. There is so much to choose from, and everybody is...

A Night on Homo Hill

Midnight. The witching hour. The whimsical striking of the bells hailing the dawn of a new day. Magical, mysterious, romantic, Cinderella, glass slippers, far-flung Kingdoms and coaches made from winter squashes. The elusive wonder of romance yet to be found, the hour at which all can be won or lost. The midnight hour in which...