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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
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
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
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
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
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
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