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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.
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
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
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
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

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