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Makeup lessons for men: Korean Air's latest training day
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Makeup lessons for men: Korean Air's latest training day

Korean Air male ground staff learn which BB cream makes you a better "service man"
Asia's 10 greatest street food cities
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Asia's 10 greatest street food cities

Penang, Bangkok, Singapore, Hanoi, more -- the best street dishes from the best foodie cities
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
Business hotel introduces world's first smart hotel key
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Business hotel introduces world's first smart hotel key

Smartphone key opens doors, surfs web and controls temperature, lights and television
13 things you've got to do in Seoul
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13 things you've got to do in Seoul

If you don't believe Seoul is one of the world's great cities, you haven't experienced this 'best of' whirlwind of shopping, culture, food and photos. Lots of photos
Tim Burton's 'nightmares' become hit museum exhibit
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Tim Burton's 'nightmares' become hit museum exhibit

"Frankenweenie," Oompa Loompas and a lost Disney film come together for the Seoul leg of the hit MoMA show
Seoul Convention Bureau jumps on 'Gangnam Style'
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Seoul Convention Bureau jumps on 'Gangnam Style'

Official agencies add itineraries and launch contests to lure travelers to previously overlooked Gangnam area
World’s 12 sexiest accents
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World’s 12 sexiest accents

A foreign language can be the best aphrodisiac, so we traveled the world in search of the 12 hottest accents
K-Pop superstar takes logical next step, builds hotel for fans, gives it to his parents
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K-Pop superstar takes logical next step, builds hotel for fans, gives it to his parents

New "G-Dragon hotel" has 11 suites; private room reserved for the boy band leader
A guide to choosing the best dishes in Asia
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A guide to choosing the best dishes in Asia

From Isaan cuisine in Thailand to dalk galbi in Korea, experts serve up advice on what to order to really get a taste of the local flavors
Conrad Seoul opens in Korea
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Conrad Seoul opens in Korea

For business travelers sick of competing for hotel rooms with tourists
Build it and they will come? Korea's whopping US$275 billion tourism city plan
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Build it and they will come? Korea's whopping US$275 billion tourism city plan

Mammoth new tourism hub 8City will be three times the size of Macau and shamelessly aimed at Chinese tourists
Best day and weekend trips from Seoul, by season
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Best day and weekend trips from Seoul, by season

We love the world's most wired city, but sometimes we need a break. Preferably an amazingly scenic, easily accessible one
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
AirAsia Japan to launch flights to Incheon
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AirAsia Japan to launch flights to Incheon

The Japanese budget carrier is running fare sales until next week to promote new international route
F1 Korean Grand Prix gamely prepares for third run this weekend
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F1 Korean Grand Prix gamely prepares for third run this weekend

Korea wants a piece of the Formula One pie, but Psy and all the money in the world can't buy off weather, disinterest and the complete lack of a motor sports culture ... Or can it?
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