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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
Korea's 'souvenir of the year' is actually super cute
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Korea's 'souvenir of the year' is actually super cute

Tiny ceramic bluespotted mudhopper wins first prize. It's also a pipe
6 reasons to visit Korea this fall
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6 reasons to visit Korea this fall

World Fireworks Festival. Busan International Film Festival. Maskdance. And lots and lots of food
It's a buyer's market this weekend at Korea International Art Fair 2012
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It's a buyer's market this weekend at Korea International Art Fair 2012

A stagnant art market means lower price ranges at Korea's largest annual art fair
Tips from a chef: How to eat Korean barbecue
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Tips from a chef: How to eat Korean barbecue

Flip when the meat starts to "cry," get your meat-noodles pairings right and eat yukhoe in the summer

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