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Every boyfriend's nightmare: Inside Seoul's new handbag museum

Every boyfriend's nightmare: Inside Seoul's new handbag museum

Ever wanted to know the difference between a sweetmeat and a miser purse? No? Find out anyway at the Simone Handbag Museum
Gallery: 101,000 drink, dance and succumb to Brit invasion at 2012 Jisan Valley Rock Festival

Gallery: 101,000 drink, dance and succumb to Brit invasion at 2012 Jisan Valley Rock Festival

Where Radiohead goes way over time, and Owl City reckons it's his favorite place to play on earth
Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Best place to get a facial, a body wrap, eat mud pies and wrestle, all at the same time
Gallery: What 100,000 people are lining up (in frustration) to see at Yeosu World Expo

Gallery: What 100,000 people are lining up (in frustration) to see at Yeosu World Expo

Are the Beluga whales and the world's largest gathering of robots worth traveling for? You decide
Gallery: The unseen face of Pyongyang

Gallery: The unseen face of Pyongyang

German architect publishes English, German and now Korean guide to North Korea's mysterious capital
Super cars and avatars: Seoul's mind-blowing future technology museum

Super cars and avatars: Seoul's mind-blowing future technology museum

At SK Telecom's T.um, you can charge your car at electric stations and change your wallpaper with a sweep of your arms
iReport: My favorite Korean food

iReport: My favorite Korean food

iReporters have impeccable taste. They prove it with this review of Korea's best dishes
Gallery: A year in the life of a travel photographer

Gallery: A year in the life of a travel photographer

Photographer Julie Mayfeng endures heat, backpacks and bedbugs, all so you can marvel at her incredible talent
Gallery: How dead airplanes get a second life

Gallery: How dead airplanes get a second life

Visionaries are building everything from sexy furniture to rainforest hotels out of airplane parts
Is this Korea's most beautiful restaurant?

Is this Korea's most beautiful restaurant?

Unamjeong in Gangwon Province proves there's more to great dining than good food
Gallery: How to take stunning landscape photographs

Gallery: How to take stunning landscape photographs

Six tips from a cloud-chasing California-based photographer