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Cute little Totoros hiding in a tree trunk.

Studio Ghibli comes to Seoul

February 9, 2015

A must-see for fans of Princess Mononoke, Totoro, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and other Hayao Miyazaki favourites.

Strange trees along the Gwaneumsa trail to Hallasan, Jeju.

Nature’s paradise in Jeju

February 6, 2015

Hallasan, waterfalls and the creepy Manjanggul lava tunnel.

Waterproof high-cut hiking boots on sale at ABC Mart, Seoul National University station

Shopping for sportswear

February 5, 2015

While outdoor sports are pretty hot in Korea, outdoor sporting fashion is even hotter.

Fresh octopus at Busan’s Jagalchi market

Fresh, wriggling seafood at Busan’s Jagalchi market

January 29, 2015

If you want to shock your friends with huge, squirmy octopuses and giant crabs, Jagalchi market in Busan is the place to be

Autumn Leaves at Seoul National University

Autumn Leaves at Seoul National University

January 29, 2015

Seoul National University has the biggest campus in Korea so it’s no surprise that it’s one of the best places to catch the falling leaves of autumn.

Han Hyo-joo and Jung Woo-sung at Busan Film Festival 2013 to promote thier movie Cold Eyes

Hot stars at Busan Film Fest

January 29, 2015

Guess who we saw at Busan Film Festival 2013?

Paris Baguette at IFC Mall, Seoul.

Fusion pastries at Paris Baguette

January 29, 2015

Coffee-flavoured bread filled with mochi stuffed with sweet red beans.

Yakhyeon Catholic Church in Seoul, South Korea

Korea’s first church, Yakhyeon Catholic Church

January 29, 2015

Did you know that Seoul is home to a church that is older and more beautiful than Myeongdong Cathedral?

Coffee at Cafe Pascucci's Seoul National University outlet

Café in the forest

January 29, 2015

A quiet cafe surrounded by beautiful pine trees in a little-known corner of Seoul.

Traditional front porch seen at Andong Hahoe village

Korea’s 400-year-old Andong Hahoe village

January 27, 2015

Well-preserved traditional houses and a famous mask dance, plus period drama filming site.