Living in Seoul

The real Gangnam Style: Beauty Belt, wedding town, 24-hour culture

The real Gangnam Style: Beauty Belt, wedding town, 24-hour culture

Five quirky trademarks of the "Beverly Hills of Korea"
How to feed a hungry diplomat: An old-fashioned Korean dinner with the U.S. ambassador

How to feed a hungry diplomat: An old-fashioned Korean dinner with the U.S. ambassador

U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim cares about more than just politics -- he's also a connoisseur of traditional cuisine
What's so great about Seoul? Residents and visitors disagree

What's so great about Seoul? Residents and visitors disagree

Seoulites think Han River and palaces are the city's biggest draws: Tourists pick Korean food and friendly people
Make your own movies, underground

Make your own movies, underground

Chungmuro Media Center admits amateurs into world of Korean cinematography
Pension lottery fever grips Korean masses

Pension lottery fever grips Korean masses

Even without the promise of the lump sum payoff, 6.3 million Pension Lottery 520 tickets sell out each week
Don't hold your breath-- Seoul's air gets cleaner

Don't hold your breath-- Seoul's air gets cleaner

When the flags are flying on buses, it's safe to breathe deep
New Seoul-Bundang subway line to launch in September

New Seoul-Bundang subway line to launch in September

Commute from Bundang to Gangnam will now take only 16 minutes
Low-priced townhouses being built near Seoul

Low-priced townhouses being built near Seoul

Customized second homes offer Seoulites an escape from the maelstrom of city life
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CULINARY JOURNEYS

Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine dim sum
What happens when you merge possibly the two best things on Earth? Hello Kitty dim sum

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