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Seoul scene: South Korean capital's hottest neighborhoods

Seoul scene: South Korean capital's hottest neighborhoods

Gangnam is out of style. Here are three alternatives
Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Get ready to burn a hole in your gut and cry like a baby alongside our most fearless -- and slightly masochistic -- Korean foodie.
Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Korean food is one of the world's hottest cuisines right now. The man behind much of its success shares his motivation
11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

These fabulous new properties will make you want to rethink your upcoming holiday plans
World's 10 best vegetarian destinations

World's 10 best vegetarian destinations

And the best restaurants in each of them
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best
Seoul unveils $451 million 'spaceship' landmark

Seoul unveils $451 million 'spaceship' landmark

Seoul Fashion Week is inaugural event at the new Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Introducing Seoul's new $230 million contemporary art museum

Introducing Seoul's new $230 million contemporary art museum

There are large expectations on the first national modern art museum in South Korea's capital in nearly 30 years
'Brilliant Cube' lights up Gangnam

'Brilliant Cube' lights up Gangnam

Comprising 576 clear LED poles, Gangnam's newest landmark is a giant kinetic sculpture
Gallery: 40 most beautiful places in South Korea

Gallery: 40 most beautiful places in South Korea

Here are the places where travel photographers fall in love, then go back to again and again
10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else

10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else

Tech culture, female golfers, working late -- here's how a small country leads the world in so many categories
World's 12 best shopping cities

World's 12 best shopping cities

We've done your Christmas homework for you. Save your shopping for your next trip to these consumer havens
In photos: 3,000 Korean housewives, 250 tons of kimchi

In photos: 3,000 Korean housewives, 250 tons of kimchi

Armed with aprons, rubber gloves and sanitary shower caps, a horde of Korean housewives brought in the kimchi season with a mass cabbage-stuffing event
Complete Seoul business travel guide

Complete Seoul business travel guide

Etiquette, tricky addresses, best hotels by business hub. Here's what many business travelers wish they'd known before arrival
Seoul launches Psy-inspired tourist police force

Seoul launches Psy-inspired tourist police force

Oppa Gangnam Style! All 101 officers on the squad have a fashionable connection to South Korea's biggest celebrity
How 'hanbok' is influencing biggest fashion names

How 'hanbok' is influencing biggest fashion names

Modern takes on hanbok, South Korea's traditional dress, are brightening up fashion runways and influencing major designers
Glorious fires in the sky: Seoul gears up for 'biggest event of the year'

Glorious fires in the sky: Seoul gears up for 'biggest event of the year'

More than one million people are expected to turn out for fireworks festival on Saturday
Secrets of a Korean scrub mistress

Secrets of a Korean scrub mistress

"Thank you ma'am, may I have another?" Getting clean at a South Korean spa tests your pain threshold. But it's worth it
Coming soon: World's first 'invisible' tower

Coming soon: World's first 'invisible' tower

Through the use of high-tech camouflage, Seoul's Tower Infinity will be capable of blending into the sky
'Violent' director's crowd sourcing film

'Violent' director's crowd sourcing film

Renowned for depictions of violence, the director of "Oldboy" talks about his upbeat vision for a crowd-sourced movie about Seoul.
12 new reasons to eat (and drink) in Seoul

12 new reasons to eat (and drink) in Seoul

From neo-Korean cuisine to real Mexican (no kimchi tacos), the capital's dining scene has gotten a powerful new punch
Top 10 South Korean fashion brands

Top 10 South Korean fashion brands

From loud street style to runway chic, these 10 South Korean fashion brands are defining Asia's trendiest looks
Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul luxury hotels are in a pitched battle over "bingsu," Korea's beloved shaved ice dessert
Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

People queue for hours for a view of downtown Seoul's dazzling display
Gallery: Suitman, the world's best-dressed traveler

Gallery: Suitman, the world's best-dressed traveler

The Korean-American artist wears a suit wherever he goes ... now he's being recognized for more than just snappy dress
Don't be afraid, Seoul's message to tourists

Don't be afraid, Seoul's message to tourists

Despite bluster from North Korea, it's life as normal down south
Every boyfriend's nightmare: Inside Seoul's new handbag museum

Every boyfriend's nightmare: Inside Seoul's new handbag museum

Ever wanted to know the difference between a sweetmeat and a miser purse? No? Find out anyway at the Simone Handbag Museum
Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Best place to get a facial, a body wrap, eat mud pies and wrestle, all at the same time
Gallery: What 100,000 people are lining up (in frustration) to see at Yeosu World Expo

Gallery: What 100,000 people are lining up (in frustration) to see at Yeosu World Expo

Are the Beluga whales and the world's largest gathering of robots worth traveling for? You decide