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24 venues open 24 hours in Seoul
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24 venues open 24 hours in Seoul

Screw biorhythms and jet lag. Welcome to the city that never sleeps
Seoul hostels: Best deals for backpackers and families
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Seoul hostels: Best deals for backpackers and families

It's not just youths staying at the new breed of bright, breezy and not too pricey Seoul hostels
Korean government swoops in to help ripped-off tourists
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Korean government swoops in to help ripped-off tourists

Officials promise to see off the scam artists with "fair and dignified" service
The Korean godfather of charcoal-roasted coffee
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The Korean godfather of charcoal-roasted coffee

Meet the man exporting his aromatic beans from Heyri Art Village to all over the world
It's official: Korea's 50 'most unique' hotels
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It's official: Korea's 50 'most unique' hotels

A ship hotel, a 'medical herb resort' and a mini Santorini: We pick our favorites from the roundup
Korea's self-service pubs: Cheap, simple, hugely popular
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Korea's self-service pubs: Cheap, simple, hugely popular

Stark "beer warehouses" are the latest drinking fad offering a huge choice at low prices
World's best airports announced-- Asia dominates
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World's best airports announced-- Asia dominates

The latest Airport Service Quality Awards underscore the differences between Asia and the West
Korea: The land of freaky, funny love
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Korea: The land of freaky, funny love

In Korea, flowers and chocolates just don't cut it -- look out for couple T-shirts, "event cafés" and matchmaking soothsayers
Simply stunning: 33 incredible Korean temples
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Simply stunning: 33 incredible Korean temples

These temples demand a visit, regardless of your religion
Roving robotic scarecrows battle airport birds
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Roving robotic scarecrows battle airport birds

A South Korean atomic energy lab has developed the world's first semi-autonomous robot to prevent bird strikes on airplanes
How one 'underdog' is aiming to become the world's convention destination
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How one 'underdog' is aiming to become the world's convention destination

Seoul is set to steal business from Singapore, Paris and Brussels. Here's why
What does the United States think of Girls' Generation?
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What does the United States think of Girls' Generation?

We asked a selection of Americans across the country what they make of all the K-Pop fierceness
Seven dazzling days in South Korea
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Seven dazzling days in South Korea

Our dream itinerary around the land of morning calm, rip-roaring nightlife and 5,000 years of history
Stem cell banking: The newest lure in medical tourism
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Stem cell banking: The newest lure in medical tourism

Arab princes and U.S. celebrities fly in for futuristic bio-care at Seoul "Life Center"
A New York chef's food excursion in Seoul
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A New York chef's food excursion in Seoul

Danji owner and chef Hooni Kim picks Hadongkwan and Gwangjang Market as his favorite food haunts in the city
World's top new landmarks revealed
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World's top new landmarks revealed

Travel + Leisure magazine releases its readers' favorite landmarks. Is yours listed?
Traveling through Asia's rock 'n' roll past
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Traveling through Asia's rock 'n' roll past

From doomed Khmer auteurs to Thai funkateers, here are five bands that are way too neglected today
Staff picks: Best bars in Seoul
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Staff picks: Best bars in Seoul

Snazzy makgeolli and soju-based drinks at our favorite bars in the city
TripAdvisor awards: What's the world’s best destination?
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TripAdvisor awards: What's the world’s best destination?

TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 pick out the world’s best hotels and destinations, with beaches a strong point for the United States
4 upcoming festivals in Korea actually worth attending
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4 upcoming festivals in Korea actually worth attending

Snow, fire, costumes, street food and subsidized entertainment at some of Korea's showiest annual events
7 Korean soups for the soul
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7 Korean soups for the soul

When the winter chill sends the thermostat below the freezing point, nothing thaws your bones like a warm, comforting bowl of soup
Travel lit: Explore the world through fiction
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Travel lit: Explore the world through fiction

The seven books nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize this year are not just great reads, they're also a terrific travel itinerary
7 cool souvenirs from 2012 Korea Travel Expo
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7 cool souvenirs from 2012 Korea Travel Expo

Zen tea sets, peach tree combs and silk aprons that look like Korean wedding hanbok. There are gifts galore at this year's expo
50 beautiful places to visit in Korea
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50 beautiful places to visit in Korea

As these spectacularly photographic spots show, if you've only been to Seoul, you're missing out big time
Best burgers in Seoul
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Best burgers in Seoul

What these juicy, succulent burgers may lack in style, they make up with flavor
Kayla Ann Villanueva: I moved to Korea for K-Pop
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Kayla Ann Villanueva: I moved to Korea for K-Pop

Music inspired a U.S. student to learn Korean and travel to Seoul
Foods we love to hate: Vote now!
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Foods we love to hate: Vote now!

Are you really gonna eat that foie gras and durian? It's lip-smacking for some, loathsome for others. What about you?
When the Koreans are away, the foreigners will play
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When the Koreans are away, the foreigners will play

Korean theme parks offer Lunar New Year's discount events aimed at travelers and foreign residents
Garage Sale: Restaurant and photo studio by day, bar and lounge by night
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Garage Sale: Restaurant and photo studio by day, bar and lounge by night

Seoul's coolest new venue is hidden in an obscure back alley near Gyodae