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Seoul scene: South Korean capital's hottest neighborhoods

Seoul scene: South Korean capital's hottest neighborhoods

Gangnam is out of style. Here are three alternatives
Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Don't say we didn't warn you: 7 super-spicy Korean dishes

Get ready to burn a hole in your gut and cry like a baby alongside our most fearless -- and slightly masochistic -- Korean foodie.
Food map: How to eat your way around South Korea

Food map: How to eat your way around South Korea

Ancient royal lunches, former fertilizers, dishes that look too pretty or too hideous to eat -- this is the Korean foodie's guide to the country's best cuisine
Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Korean food is one of the world's hottest cuisines right now. The man behind much of its success shares his motivation
10 most popular cities for travelers in 2015

10 most popular cities for travelers in 2015

Asia dominates the latest MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index but the world's favorite city is still in Europe
Watch your wing, KFC! Korean fried chicken (and beer) is here

Watch your wing, KFC! Korean fried chicken (and beer) is here

South Korea's delicious fried-chicken-and-beer combo is the country's latest global export
Anthony Bourdain's 24 intoxicated hours in Korea

Anthony Bourdain's 24 intoxicated hours in Korea

A hideously hungover Bourdain tries to retrace his drunken steps in the latest "Parts Unknown" episode
40 most beautiful places in South Korea

40 most beautiful places in South Korea

In South Korea there are places where travel photographers fall in love, and go back to again and again
How to survive a drinking session in Korea

How to survive a drinking session in Korea

Hoesik is the Korean tradition of eating and drinking together ... you've been warned
11 of the world's top food museums

11 of the world's top food museums

From kimchi to mustard, chocolate to potatoes, these food shrines offer insight into local delicacies. In some cases maybe a bit too much
Most popular world wonders ranked

Most popular world wonders ranked

More than 8 billion people travel to national parks and reserves every year. A new study lists the most-visited ones
South Korea's Namhansanseong: Fortress, city, treasure

South Korea's Namhansanseong: Fortress, city, treasure

This unique mountaintop fortress has more than 1,300 years of history
South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

Seoul hopes to recruit outside help to persuade its northern neighbor to open a joint park in the famed demilitarized zone, now home to a thriving natural habitat
11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

These fabulous new properties will make you want to rethink your upcoming holiday plans
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Korean president dismantles coast guard after ferry disaster

Korean president dismantles coast guard after ferry disaster

Park Geun-hye weeps during speech to the nation and apologizes for not being able to protect the people
South Korea ferry captain charged with murder

South Korea ferry captain charged with murder

The Sewol ferry captain and three crew members could face the death penalty if convicted, other crew members face charges of abandonment
South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

Park Geun-hye admitted "insufficiency in efforts" to prevent the Sewol ferry tragedy
Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Officials recover the confused and desperate final moments from one teenage victim's phone
Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

After seven misisons and half the targeted area scanned, no signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet
First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best