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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
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
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
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"
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
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
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
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