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A lantern depicting a Joseon dynasty drummer on display at the 2011 Seoul Lantern Festival. The 2012 Seoul Lantern Festival is being help from November 2-18.

The 2015 Seoul Lantern Festival: Cold, but Awesome

During my two years living in South Korea, I went to many different kinds of festivals. Some of my favorite, though, featured Korean traditional lanterns. In November of each year, the Cheonggyecheon Stream in the heart of Seou...
by Jim Cheney

Downtown Seoul, South Korea at Gwanghwamun Plaza

Reader Mailbag: What to do with 5 Days in Seoul, South Korea

One of the reasons that I started was because I love helping others plan their travels. Recently, I was asked the following question on Twitter: “Hi! Can you suggest a five day itinerary in Seoul? Thanks.&...
by Jim Cheney


Geunjeongjeon, the trone room of Gyeongbokgung Palace in downtown Seoul, South Korea.

Gyeongbokgung: Where Korean History Comes Alive

Of all the places that I visited in South Korea, there was nowhere that I returned to more than Seoul’s Gyeongbokgung Palace. As the city’s only “must see” tourist destination, I returned five times, tak...
by Jim Cheney