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Fashion meets art, with a little help from Vogue

Fashion meets art, with a little help from Vogue

30 artists and fashion designers pair up for a special exhibition in Seoul
iReport: Seoul's independent coffee culture

iReport: Seoul's independent coffee culture

We asked CNNGo readers about what they think defines Seoul. iReporter Patrick Lydon says it is the staggering number of independent coffeeshops and small roasters
Gallery: Eugene on how you can look like 'the most beautiful woman in Korea'

Gallery: Eugene on how you can look like 'the most beautiful woman in Korea'

The pop icon spills makeup and hotness tips in her new beauty bible
Bongeunsa temple marks the Buddha's birthday

Bongeunsa temple marks the Buddha's birthday

One of Seoul's biggest temples offers an oasis of calm
The pensive moods of Jeju Island

The pensive moods of Jeju Island

Travel photographer Kyung-Woo Jun shows why the volcanic island is such a popular getaway spot
Historians clash with Olympians to preserve South Korean martial arts in Suwon

Historians clash with Olympians to preserve South Korean martial arts in Suwon

CNNGo reader Derek Winchester looks at the Suwon Citizen’s festival, which in October will recreate various martial arts from South Korean history
Seoul's Ewha and Hongdae: Fashion-friendly buys at student-friendly prices

Seoul's Ewha and Hongdae: Fashion-friendly buys at student-friendly prices

Head to Ewha and Hongdae in the South Korean capital for cool, original accessories and a thumping nightlife experience
The Rocktigers: Killing what's wrong in South Korea's music industry

The Rocktigers: Killing what's wrong in South Korea's music industry

CNNGo reader Rob McGovern is captivated by the "feisty, sexy, energetic" Rocktigers from South Korea, and predicts they will soon go international, including in the United States
Not a football fan? Celebrate gay pride in Seoul instead

Not a football fan? Celebrate gay pride in Seoul instead

While football fans paint the town red, CNNGo reader Kyle Burton will be painting it in rainbows as he heads to the Korean capital's gay pride parade on June 12
Insider Guide: Best of Seoul
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Insider Guide: Best of Seoul

The hardest working city in the world is glittery, huge, quirky and charming. Here's where to see, hear, taste and feel it all
8 secret acupoints to cure travel ills
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8 secret acupoints to cure travel ills

Feeling nauseous, anxious or dehydrated? The cure is right in your hands
Seoul offers shopping, travel discounts to foreigners
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Seoul offers shopping, travel discounts to foreigners

Airport train fares, hotels and shops go on sale for the month of August
South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years
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South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years

Seoul's 600-year-old Great Southern Gate burned to the ground in an arson attack. A $23 million makeover has brought it back to life
Is this the world's most awesome taxi?
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Is this the world's most awesome taxi?

Korean "garden taxi" has massage seats, karaoke machine, running fountain and big plans to take over Seoul
Asia's 10 greatest street food cities
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Asia's 10 greatest street food cities

Penang, Bangkok, Singapore, Hanoi, more -- the best street dishes from the best foodie cities
Interview: PSY on 'Gangnam Style,' posers and that hysterical little boy

Interview: PSY on 'Gangnam Style,' posers and that hysterical little boy

He's 34, slightly rotund, and happy to laugh at himself and others -- this is the K-Pop star seemingly taking over the world
Business hotel introduces world's first smart hotel key
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Business hotel introduces world's first smart hotel key

Smartphone key opens doors, surfs web and controls temperature, lights and television
13 things you've got to do in Seoul
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13 things you've got to do in Seoul

If you don't believe Seoul is one of the world's great cities, you haven't experienced this 'best of' whirlwind of shopping, culture, food and photos. Lots of photos
Tim Burton's 'nightmares' become hit museum exhibit
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Tim Burton's 'nightmares' become hit museum exhibit

"Frankenweenie," Oompa Loompas and a lost Disney film come together for the Seoul leg of the hit MoMA show
Seoul Convention Bureau jumps on 'Gangnam Style'
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Seoul Convention Bureau jumps on 'Gangnam Style'

Official agencies add itineraries and launch contests to lure travelers to previously overlooked Gangnam area
Conrad Seoul opens in Korea
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Conrad Seoul opens in Korea

For business travelers sick of competing for hotel rooms with tourists
Build it and they will come? Korea's whopping US$275 billion tourism city plan
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Build it and they will come? Korea's whopping US$275 billion tourism city plan

Mammoth new tourism hub 8City will be three times the size of Macau and shamelessly aimed at Chinese tourists
7 gorgeous Korean mountain hikes
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7 gorgeous Korean mountain hikes

Hiking some of Korea's mountain tracks is a visual treat in fall and winter
How a former Korean CIA building became Seoul's most underrated accommodations
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How a former Korean CIA building became Seoul's most underrated accommodations

Seoul Youth Hostel: The country's scariest office building is now trying to be a peppy YMCA
Chinese tourists now No. 1 in Korea. Not all are happy
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Chinese tourists now No. 1 in Korea. Not all are happy

Complaints of misadventure and mistreatment as Korea joins a list of nations struggling to handle the growth of inbound Chinese tourists
The real Gangnam Style: Beauty Belt, wedding town, 24-hour culture
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The real Gangnam Style: Beauty Belt, wedding town, 24-hour culture

Five quirky trademarks of the "Beverly Hills of Korea"
Korean palaces extend opening hours into the night
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Korean palaces extend opening hours into the night

Ancient palaces illuminated at night -- just think of all the photo ops
The Creators Project returns to Seoul with more bleeding-edge art and music
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The Creators Project returns to Seoul with more bleeding-edge art and music

Watch out Tokyo, Seoul's music and arts scene is upping the cool stakes
Pop-up restaurants finally make their way to Seoul
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Pop-up restaurants finally make their way to Seoul

Fish, meet water. Trendy short-lived foodie joints are erupting in this SNS-obsessed city