South Korea

12 new reasons to eat (and drink) in Seoul

12 new reasons to eat (and drink) in Seoul

From neo-Korean cuisine to real Mexican (no kimchi tacos), the capital's dining scene has gotten a powerful new punch
Gamcheon: Is this Asia's artsiest town?

Gamcheon: Is this Asia's artsiest town?

Unusual art turns a former slum into a beautiful pastel palette -- Busan's fascinating art village
Gallery: Filthy fun at annual mud festival

Gallery: Filthy fun at annual mud festival

Launched to promote the cosmetic benefits of the local mud, the South Korean fest has become an annual frenzy
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
Mermaids, abalone and a very local breakfast in South Korea

Mermaids, abalone and a very local breakfast in South Korea

Busan's surprising breakfast staple is also a great introduction to a shrinking breed of lady divers
Top 10 South Korean fashion brands

Top 10 South Korean fashion brands

From loud street style to runway chic, these 10 South Korean fashion brands are defining Asia's trendiest looks
Korea's most outrageous sauna: Spa Land Centum City

Korea's most outrageous sauna: Spa Land Centum City

Everything in Busan is better than you think it's going to be, starting with this gigantic, modern jjimjilbang
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
Best of Busan: What to do in Korea's 'second city'

Best of Busan: What to do in Korea's 'second city'

Low-key beach drinks, seafood soirees and muscular men slamming nails into wooden beams -- what's not to love about the summer capital of Korea?
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
Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul luxury hotels are in a pitched battle over "bingsu," Korea's beloved shaved ice dessert

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Asia food trends in 2015
The fine-dining scene across Asia-Pacific continues to go from strength to strength

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