Posts since 2007

All posts are listed chronologically with their main topic. It's always about culture but I put "food", "business", "cityscape", "sports", or "politics" where it seemed more appropriate.

This list is updated manually once or twice a year, and links may be missing. The right column is more complete and there, you can also browse by labels or monthly archives.



2017 posts:


2017 q1:

- to be updated sometime in the future 


2016 posts:


2016 q4:

- "Don't miss Le Corbusier in Seoul... The artist, not the urban planner!" (culture)
- "Of power vacua and excesses" (politics)
- "The Fall Of The House Of Park" (politics)
- "Sustainable and Smart Tourism in Korea - a SWOT analysis" (culture)



2016 q3:

- "Seoul summerscapes: death, taxes, and budongsan" (cityscape)
- "One last gold medal for Korea (the usual one)" (media) 
- "What's cooking, Korea?" (food)
- "Welcome to Ulaanbaatar Village" (cityscape)
- "Japan votes Peacexit - if not Democracexit" (politics)
- "Gimme Shelter" (culture)
2016 q2:

- ""A shared responsibility to look directly in the eye of history", and a shared evasiveness" (politics)
- "Feel The BAN" (politics)
- "Take a walk on the Seoul side" (cityscape)
- "Yeongdong-daero Underground City, Korea (YUCK?)" (cityscape)
- "Descendants of the Sun(glasses)" (politics)
- " The Yongsan itch and the Sajik balm" (cityscape)
- "Bleu Blanc Rouge"(culture)


2016 q1:

- "Man v. Machine, Garry v. Gary" (techno)
- "OH Se-hoon returns... but did he ever leave?"(politics)
- "Seun Sangga back on the (road)map" (cityscape)
- "2016 Under The Carpet" (politics)


2015 posts:

2015q4:

- "Miracle?!?" (politics)
- "Four More Years?" (politics)
- "The Ambiguous Kim Young-sam Legacy" (politics)
- "Tokyo Trials on trial: after Japan, Abe forces the US to chose between Imperial Japan and postwar Japan" (politics)
- "Korea-Japan: it ain't necessarily thaw" (politics)
- "And the winner is... I.SEOUL.U (not Seoul?)" (culture / politics)
- "'Horizontal Housing' shouldn't mean 'mini-apateu'" (cityscape)
- "Yet Another Textbook Textbook Controversy" (politics)
- "Which model for Korea tomorrow?" (politics / culture / business)
- "Sejong-daero winner announced" (cityscape)
- "A postcard from LEE Ungno's Hongseong" (culture / cityscape)


2015q3:

- "Seoul Station 7017: Forget 2017?" (cityscape)
- ""K-Experience Culture Complex" To Replace KAL's Songhyeon-Dong Project. Really?" (cityscape - culture)
- "Decoding the Abe Statement: "why apologize for crimes Japan never committed?"" (politics)
- "2015, 1965, 1945... how about 1915?" (politics)
- "Non-Centers = No Innovation, No Creative Economy" (business)
- ""Sejongdaero" competition officially started" (cityscape)
- "Urban Continuity - Susaek-Sangam project back on tracks (and over DMC Station tracks)" (cityscape)
- "Governance leaks" (politics)
- "Japan taking a stand against ABEIGNomics?" (politics)

2015q2:

- "Seoul subway to gain 89 km by 2025" (cityscape)
- "Korea revives the project of a fourth mobile license" (business)
- "Under Coverage" (politics)
- "Seoul Station 7017 blooms into Seoul Arboretum" (cityscape)
- "Tear down that tax office" (cityscape)
- ""History is harsh" and other sick jokes" (politics)
- "Seoul Power Play: One Less Nuclear Plant, One More Coal Plant" (politics)
- "Cough Potato" (politics)
  
2015q1:
 
- "Sweeping History Under The Red Carpet" (politics)
- "Kim-Park-Lee Dynasty Updates" (politics)
- "Burying Seobu Expressway (not all car traffic, though)" (cityscape)
- "Fed up with 'Gangnam Style'? Try Paik and Park's acoustic version" (culture)
- "Urban Regeneration: 27 Projects For Seoul" (cityscape)
- "The USA And Shinzo Abe: From Ostrich Policy To Complicity?" (politics)
- "Revamping Seun Sangga - If Possible Without Vampirizing The Area " (cityscape)
- "Seoul to tap into vacant homes pool" (cityscape, business)
- ""Guisin-dong (free ebook)"" (culture)
- "Seoul Station Elevated Park (Seoul Station Project 7017? The Seoul Vine?) - An Update" (cityscape)
- "Pyramid Organizational Structure of North Korea" (politics)
- "Diagonal crossings, High Lines, and Business Verticals (how pedestrians and businesses remodel Seoul... and vice-versa)" (cityscape)
- "The Last Laugh" (politics, culture)
2014 posts:


2014q4:
-"That was 2015" (culture)
-"The Interview (no, not that one)" (culture)
-"Love In The Time Of Ageing Korea: 'My Love, Don't Cross That River' - 'Old Partner'" (culture)
-"GTX, meet Sinbundang Line" (cityscape)
-"KIM Yo-jong - cherchez la femme" (politics)
-"Yeonhuigung - quintessentially Joseon" (cityscape-culture) 
-"It's the democracy, stupid" (politics)
-"China Dependence" (business, cityscape) 

-"Nippon Kaigi and friends exposed, at last" (politics) 
-"Haunting performances" (culture) 
-"Gwanghwamun, Donhwamun, and the Tale of two Royal Roads" (cityscape) 
-"Cheong Alive, Jeonju Kicking" (culture, cityscape) 
-"Happy Seoul" (culture) 

2014q3:

-"'Comfort Women': No Resolution Without Resoluteness. From Everyone, Please." (politics)
-"Freeways as Dividers, Connectors, and Destinations" (cityscape)
-"New Town out, Redevelopment in, back to the Urban Jungle" (cityscape)
-"The Bigger, The Bitter" (business)
-"Jaws" (politics)
-"... Et Spiritu Sanctiones" (politics)
-"K-Pope mania hits Seoul, Jongno-style" (culture, cityscape)
-"Bukhansan Eunpyeong Hanok Maeul" (cityscape)
-"Soriju seems to be the sweetest word" (culture)

 

2014q2:
- "Abductors talking abductions - Revisionists talking revisions" (politics)
- "World Cup v. Korean Keg" (culture)
- "Next Stop 2017?" (politics)
- "I love the smell of napalm in the evening" (food)
- "Mens Sana in Computore Sano (Seoul Digital Forum 2014)" (techno)
- "Seoul's Big Data On Slow Motion" (cityscape)
- "In the zone with Miyeon and Park Je chun" (culture)
- "Asia Pacific Bulletin Publication" (politics)
- "So, did Obama visit his own Yeswecan Shrine?" (politics)
- "Obama between toppling Japan and sunken-hearted Korea" (politics)
- "From The Outside, KAL's "7 Star Hanok Hotel" Showcases Excellence in Freight" (cityscape)
- "Korea Upside Down" (...)
- "Redrawing Korean Maps - Innovation Clusters" (business)
- "EXCLUSIVE: the first test shot taken from the first North Korean drone" (politics)
- "China reaches high speed into North Korea... and post-Juche East Asia" (politics)
- "Heralding cultural diversity - a stronger and more sustainable Korean wave (Part III)" (culture)
- "Heralding cultural diversity - a stronger and more sustainable Korean wave (Part II)" (culture)
- "Heralding cultural diversity - a stronger and more sustainable Korean wave (Part I)" (culture)
- "Assessing China's (hard? soft? normative? discursive? pervasive? comprehensive? blocking?...) Power" (politics)

2014q1
- "The Tripartite Summitulacra" (politics)
- "What part of "Operator" don't you understand?" (business)
- "The Republic of Apartments" (cityscape)
- "KORUS chorus" (politics)
- "What happens in Vegas stays in Incheon?" (cityscape)
- ""On Korea’s Intense Resentment of Japan"" (politics)
- "South Korea's Super PAC" (politics)
- "Saving Japan - Let's fall the Indecision Tree" (politics)
- "Seoul Story(telling)" (cityscape)
- "W. at The Shilla for Chosun" (politics)
- "GSM" (culture)
- "Superpower failures" (politics)
- "Madang Blues ("The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly")" (culture)
- "Seoul's New Town and Redevelopment Plan Update" (cityscape)
- "North Korea, Beware - Rest Of The World, Be Aware" (politics)
- "Parking Chance, The App" (cityscape)
- "The Unbearable Lightness of Being John Kerry" (politics)
- "Bitter, Sweet Seoul" (culture)
- "Pilgrimage" (culture)
- "Over the moon" (cityscape)
- "Mosquito forecasts, Convenience Safe Havens, One-Stop Complaining, and The Ministry of Hilly Walks" (cityscape)
- "North Korea Academy Award Nominees" (politics)
- "Sneak peek inside Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park" (cityscape)
- "Season VIII - Ad Absurdum" (culture)


2013 posts:


2013q4
- "Last Stand for 2013 and Gyonam-dong" (cityscape)
- "With neighbors like these..." (politics)
- "Joint wishes from Seoul City Mayor and Seoul Village Minor" (fun)
- "Seoul-Namyangju? Check. East Gyeonggi? Still To Be Defined" (cityscape)
- "KIM Jong-un's Movember Selfie" (fun)
- "JANG Sung-taek "sledge-hammered" out (tu quoque, patrui mi?)" (politics)
- "Exclusive interview with KIM Jong-un" (politics)
- "Too proud to fail? Not so simple." (business)
- "A stroll through Seoul, following in PARK Wan-suh's footsteps" (culture-cityscape)
- "From ADIZ to UDIZ (but NIMBY-do shall never surrender)" (politics)
- "Jeongdong-kill" (cityscape)
- "One Flew Over the Senkaku's Nest - Nationalist maps of Asia" (politics)
- "MMCA Seoul" (culture)
- "No cablecars in Bukhansan, please" (cityscape)
- "Songdo, DMC: sequence is of the essence (Part III)" (cityscape)
- "Once upon a time in the East" (politics)
- "Eerie Tales from Old Korea" (culture)
- "Paradise City v. Sin City" (cityscape)
- "The Voices of Heaven (Maija Rhee Devine)" (culture)
- "First World Congress for Hallyu" (culture)
- "Breaking news: a new missile launcher for Kim Jong-un" (fun-politics)
- "Yeonnam-dong, a new Human Town or a new Old Town, but mercifully not that old New Town" (cityscape)
- "Heralding cultural diversity: a stronger and more sustainable Korean wave (1st Congress - WAHS)" (culture)
- "Four Seasons Seoul" (cityscape)
- "Seobu Line confirmed as Seoul's LRT top priority" (cityscape)
- "Working on it" (fun)

2013q3
- "The Sejongno Insult" (politics)
- "A happy event to share? Call "Basketball Diplomacy" Inc." (politics)
- "Magok District on cruise mode" (cityscape)
- "Chinese Communism, the Ultimate Stage of Capitalism?" (politics)
- "Interview in the dark" (culture)
- "LEE Seok-ki's Arirang Spring" (politics)- "Hashima, Yawata Steel: enshrining slave labor in UNESCO World Heritage List?" (politics)
- "KIM Han-sol - Episode IV, Striking Back At The Empire? " (politics)- "Germany and Japan: different ways of remembering war crimes and playing politics" (politics)
- "Seoul, Our Movie" (culture) 
- "France claims the British Isles at the United Nations" (politics)
- "The Elusive Independence Day - When will Japan officially proclaim its Independence from Imperial Japan?" (politics)- "First International Memorial Day for "Comfort Women"" (politics)
- "A Radioactive Government" (politics)- "Gyeongui Line Forest Trail - An Urban Lifeline" (cityscape)
- "No, you can't honor A-Bomb victims in Hiroshima AND War Criminals in Yasukuni" (politics)
- "Seoul LRT Projects Update (Part 2/2)" (cityscape)
- "Seoul LRT Projects Update (Part 1/2)" (cityscape)
- "If you ain't broke, fix it: Seoul, Welfare and Railways Deficits" (cityscape)
- "Yonsei-ro the first street in Seoul to ban cars in its transportation mix" (cityscape)
- "Taro Aso, Japan's Constitution, and Godwin's Law" (politics)
- "MMCA Seoul from above" (cityscape)
- "Armistice, Amnesia, Apostasy" (politics)
- "Beyond Containment: Andrei Lankov On Stage (10 Magazine Book Club)" (politics-culture)
- "The People of Seoul" (culture)    
- "CHUN Doo-hwan for the record" (politics)

- "Gangwon-do Battlefield - 강원도 전쟁터 (무): Mu, The Lost Continent?" (culture)
- "Seoul Light Rapid Transit Back On Tracks" (cityscape)
- "To better bridge the gap between Japan, Korea, and China, let's measure the gap within Japan" (politics)
- "Shinzo Abe: an offensive Defense White Paper ahead of the elections... and Constitutional Revolution" (politics)
- "The Fight Against Passive Smoke Continues" (health)
- "My Seoul: mobile app for foreigners" (culture)
- "In memoriam Samdong Samgeori, Gyonam-dong" (cityscape)

 
2013 q2
- Game over for the 'Hanschluss' scenario? (politics)
- 10 Shades of Black and White (culture)
- The Guardian State (politics)
- Songdo, DMC: sequence is of the essence (Part II) (cityscape)
- Mirrors are abominable (politics)
- Alleyways (cityscape)
- Silver lining, darker clouds (politics)
- The Seoul Future Heritage Is In Our Hands (culture, cityscape)
- From Sweet Home to Happy Housing (cityscape)
- MOCA goes MMCA - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (culture)
- ABE forced to back down a bit. For the moment. Next PR stunt: KIM Jong-un (politics)
- Can't top that? Shinzo Abe posing as Shiro Ishii, the Josef Mengele of Imperial Japan (politics)
- So you want to know what is 'necessary', Mr Hashimoto? (politics)
- Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival) (culture)
- Namdaesunrise, Seoul Friendship Fair 2013, and other spring classics (culture)
- Songdo, DMC: sequence is of the essence (Part I) (cityscape)
- Dear Japan, Please Say No To Abeignomics (politics)
- Bikesharing Blossom (cityscape)
- Time travel: "Letters from Joseon" (culture)
- Hoehyeon Apt, Chungjeong Apt, Dongdaemun Apt, Ogin Apt... (cityscape)
- TEMASEK goes shopping (business)
- Gentlemanslaughter (culture)
- Smart Cities - Seoul: a case study (ITU) (cityscape)
- Air Pollution: New Measures, Please (cityscape)
- Korean Literature Rocks (culture)
- Asian Leadership Conference 2013 (business)


2013 q1
- Benjamin Barber, a Citizen Without Borders (Asia Institute Seminar) (culture)
- This Time Is Different - Six Decades of North Korean Follies (The Umpteenth Final Countdown) (politics)
- Old Seoul, Old Seochon (cityscape)
- Teaching Geography - Dokdo Inside (politics)
- Am I My Hanok's Keeper? Peter E. Bartholomew's Defense and Illustration of Korean Architecture (cityscape, culture)
- Build a hanok and they will come - Marketing impostures and genuine slow urbanism (cityscape)
- Sudogwon New Town Blues (cityscape)
- Hop on! (culture)
- Dennis Rodman in North Korea (live feed) (politics)
- Park 2 Day 1 in pictures (politics)
- Release the NKraken (politics)
- Transit (culture)
- SeMA Nowon: better than Gauguin (culture)
- On The Korea Project, Northtalgia, and the DaimlerChrysler Syndrom (politics)
- Beyond Lost Compasses and New Compassions (culture)
- Rise Of The Nork Zombies (politics?)
- New homes, old stories for Seoul mayor (cityscape)
- Magok District: SIM City as in "Seoul Intra Muros"? Alleyways as in "Seoul Inter Muros"? (cityscape)
- J.S. (P.S.)

2012 posts:

2012 q4
- Apropos of nothing (culture? bibim?)
- The Anipang Election: Park wins big, but who won? (politics)
- Time is up (politics)
- Welcome to Korea (culture)
- Hell is other Democratic People's Republic of Korea (politics)
- Naneun nangman gangaji (culture)
- Saving Korean cinema... and even Chaebolplex (culture)
- From tree burials to "Guisin-dong"? (culture)
- Scratch that: Dynasty, Dallas, or the Twilight Zone? (politics)
- Dynasty or Dallas? (politics)
- Along Hongjecheon, my way or the highway (cityscape)
- A thousand villages, a thousand memories - Seoul Photo Festival 2012 (culture)
- From urban mirages to urban decay (cityscape)
- Seoul Tsunami City Hall, The Other Korean Wave (cityscape)
- Songdo on the world map (Green Climate Fund) (cityscape)
- "Nothing to Envy" - Barbara Demick's portrait of North Korea now an animated feature film (culture)
- We reject as false the choice between revisionism and nationalism - for a Global Truth and Reconciliation Network (politics)
- Dokdo, Senkaku, Ieodo, Kuril,... Hashima? (politics)
- Nowon confirmed as Seoul's northeast hub (cityscape)
- "Wegwa Bang" or "Magic Meshroom"? The gimchi hit the fan anyway (culture)

2012 q3
- New KTX vertical to Gangnam by 2015 (cityscape)
- Japan politics? No to Comfort women, yes to Political whoring (politics)
- And then there were three (politics)
- Korean culture or Hallyu, Cultural contents or discontents (culture)
- Seoul, The Special City (culture)
- Here comes the sun (cityscape)
- Ad Nauseam: about Dark Tourism, the Blind Spots of Memory, and Free Thrashing Agreements (politics)
- 100 years of Koreans in Japan (culture)
- Censorship about censorship in South Korea? (politics)
- Worst followers (politics)
- Seochon's Dead Poets Society (YI Sang, YUN Dong-gu) (culture)
- East Village (Seoul) (food)
- Seoul Old Towns or New Human Towns? New City Hall or Tsunamheat Wave? (cityscape)
- ASYAAF 2012 (culture)
- Seoul Village Criers - a Soundtracking Project (culture)
- Sobering news (culture)
- AHN Cheol-soo(n) (politics)
- Leche Babines (Seoul) (food)
- Seoul village libraries (culture)
- Park Geun-hye: "The best possible choice"? (politics)
- Wonsu me (politics)
- Defrag (cityscape)
- Pyongyang's Fairy Tales (politics)
- Suseongdong Valley (cityscape)
- Seoul's Velvet Underground (culture)
- Cross Road Blues: a street of rain, fire, flying words, and flying rats (cityscape)
- Scientific revisionism, continued? (politics)
- Ghost in a sale (How many holograms of alcohol in your beer?) (culture)
- Korean Errlines (culture)

2012 q2
- Lectures (culture)
- CHOI Min-shik's Children (culture)
- 25 years later (politics)
- State-condoned creationism in Korea? A cold-blooded murder against King Sejong (politics)
- Still no apology from MBC, and more provocations on the Chinese front (politics)
- Foreigners (politics)
- May 31, 2002 - May 31, 2012 (sports)
- A bump on the road - Ventoux-san (cityscape)
- Seoul Digital Forum: Return To The Future (business)
- The Thing (business)
- Seoul is... a village (culture)
- Seoul Writers Workshop 2013 Anthology: Call for Submissions (culture)
- Seoul Lantern Festival (culture)
- Approved for adoption - Couleur de peau: miel (culture)
- The New Seven Wonders of Green Technologies (politics)
- Truth and Reconciliation - Justice at last (politics)
- DMZ Picnic (culture)
- Seoul Friendship Fair 2012, Global Seoul Mates (culture)
- Emperors in Istanbul - National Museum of Korea (culture)
- 500 m, 80%, 100% urban crappuccino (business)
- Ghost Month (cityscape)
- Busan Corner on Taxi-daero (food)
- Inhuman, all too human Seoul (cityscape)
- Seosomun Level Crossing (cityscape)
- Good cop... ee chuseyo (food)
- Tokyo Sakura With Patriot Missiles - A Still Life (politics)
- Petra, high on Seoul's World Heritage list (food)

2012 q1
- Home, Sweet Home - A One Pyeong Theater, A Pop-up Restaurant (culture)
- Every other Sunday (business)
- Yulgokno Tunnel (cityscape)
- NK and nukes: back to the (dolsot curling) stone age? (politics)
- Myeong-dong Narratives (culture)
- Melody Nelson in Seoul (culture)
- Chataigne - A Table Bis - Seoul (food)
- SeoulVillage on YouTube (culture)
- Twelve Minutes in Bballi-Bballiland (politics)
- Ieodo: I smell a fish (politics)
- Res2go - Seoul (food)
- Bien Etre - Seoul (food)
- 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit (politics)
- Guro-gu boom, a bang for the (renmin)buck (business)
- Neighborhood watch (politics)
- SeMA to block blockbusters (culture)
- Daeboreum (culture)
- Saenuri, a brand "new" wor(l)d (politics)
- Happy Seollal (culture)
- A 6 Star Hotel in Gwanghwamun? (business)
- Welfare in Korea: the debate - or lack of (politics)
- Wet eyes for wetlands and urban mirages (cityscape)


2011 posts:

2011 q4
- Sampoong Sutbul Galbi (food)
- Happy New Year (culture)
- Six Lanes of Traffic (business)
- KIM Jong-il passes. To KIM Jong-un. Presumably. (politics)
- TempleStay? Check (culture)
- One Thousand Wednesdays (politics)
- Seoul Town Meeting 2011 (politics)
- You bet (culture)
- Yeouido Global Business Support Center (business)
- Hong Bok (food)
- Three out of four Korean single senior households are poor (politics)
- Dice are broadcast (business)
- The Earnit Kingdom: Loan Sharks Feeding Frenzy (business)
- Get the Dasan120 mobile app! (culture)
- "Out of Place" - 2012 Anthology - Seoul Writers Workshop (culture)
- Yeongcheon Market saved, Tongin Market already bukchonized (cityscape)
- Ginza Bairin (food)
- Park Won-soon's wishes for Seoul... Village (politics)
- tech+ 2011 - "Technology@me" (business)
- Kalguksu alley and Gamegol mandu - Namdaemun market (food)
- (Gimbap) Drug Wars in Gwangjang Market (food)
- A new mayor for Seoul, a new landscape for 2012 (politics)
- Park-Na debate on KBS (politics)
- Hangeul exports to Indonesia subject to dumping ? (culture)
- FC Seoul Expats Day (sports)
- Medical Tourism (business)
- KTX coast to coast Incheon-Gangneung (cityscape)
- For Line 1, take the Seoul Museum of History (culture)
- Deoksugung or Gyeongungung ? (culture)
- Korea blitz: all bases loaded (politics)
- D-Cube City and Korean Food Street - Byeokgyesu (food)
- Ray Banned (food)
- Return to Seoul Station (culture)
- Agony and Ecstasy - Pinault collection in Seoul (culture)
- Sajik Heights and Micro-Hanokization (cityscape)
- Junggye's "Baeksa Village" shall survive (cityscape)
- Gyeonggi Business & Culture Networking Day (business)
- Wireless Korea (cityscape)


2011 q3
- FC Seoul Expats day (sports)
- Medical tourism (business)
- KTX coast to coast Incheon-Gangneung (cityscape)
- For Line 1, take Seoul Museum of History (culture)
- Deoksugung or Gyeongungung? (culture)
- Korean blitz: all bases loaded (politics)
- D-Cube City and Korean Food Street - Byeokgyesu (food)
- Ray Banned (food)
- Return to Seoul Station (culture)
- Agony and Ecstasy: Pinault collection in Seoul (culture)
- Sajik heights and micro-hanokization (cityscape)
- Junggye's 'Baeksa Village' shall survive (cityscape)
- Gyeonggi Business & Culture Networking Day (business)
- Wireless Korea (cityscape)
- Kwak's 'gros couac' (politics)
- In memoriam OH Se-hoon (politics)
- Yeongeon Samgyetang - Seoul (food)
- Attractiveness of Seoul - participate to the survey (culture)
- Culture Station Seoul 284 (culture)
- More room(s) for Seoul students (cityscape)
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- Climate Change in Korea (culture)
- Daegu 2011 IAAF World Championships (sports)
- Berlin Wall, Seoul Section(s) (cityscape)
- Jinju Hoegwan - Seoul (food)
- Joseph Beuys - The Multiples in Seoul - SOMA Museum of Art (culture)
- A Dream Bridge to nowhere? (cityscape)
- ASYAAF 2011 (culture)
- It's raining (sports)
- Tongin market opens up to art : adaptation or yet another symptom of Seochon's "Bukchonization" ? (cityscape)
- Seoul free school lunch referendum - continued (politics)


2011 q2
- HomePlus virtual stores in Seoul subway : from your smartphone to Cannes festival screens (business)
- SWW in Hapjeong - Chapter 1 Page A (culture)
- Seoul-upon-Han and Yeongguk-dong (cityscape)
- Seoul-Incheon canal (cityscape)
- K-popping bubbles (culture)
- Seoul Global Business Support Center online (business)
- Korea Inc. united for mobile payments (business)
- 3 subway lines projects revived ? (cityscape)
- Fete de la Musique Seoul (culture)
- Ha Ha - Seoul (food)
- Seoul International Book Fair (culture)
- Charles Sutbul Gimbap - Seoul (food)
- Good Morning Hanoi - Seoul (food)
- International Restaurant Street, Itaewon-ro 27-ga-gil, or Hong Seok-cheon-dae-ro? (cityscape)
- Business Start Up School - Seoul Global Center (business)
- Korea "Tighting" ? (culture)
- Monet to Warhol - Saint Etienne in Daejeon (culture)
- Musee d'Orsay in Seoul (culture)
- Korea Foundation Summer Concert for Foreign Residents 2011 (culture)
- China imports Hanoks, tames its North Korean "province" (politics)
- KAL receives its first Airbus A380 (business)
- Modern art pest control (culture)
- Cloudy skies over Sejong City (cityscape)
- New address system in Korea : 2 more years (cityscape)
- Hongdae snacks - THE Guksu, Kongbul, Maroon 51, Gilmotongi Chili Cha Cha Fingerfood Bar... (food)
- Seoul Global Business Networking Event 2011 (business)
- From Head to Toe (Hats and Shoes) - Folk Museum and Nonhyup Museum (culture)
- Join Seoul Village on Facebook and Twitter ! (culture)
- Brews and bruises (business)
- Seoul Lotus Lantern Festival (culture)
- Seoul Fortress Walls (re)completed by 2014(cityscape)
- Hi Seoul Festival 2011 (culture)
- Seochon, Sejong Village, or what ? (cityscape)
- Seoul, to rise again / Enrique Stanko Vraz's visit to Seoul in 1901 (culture)
- Sanchaehyang - Seoul (food)
- Seoul from above : 40 years of archives soon available (cityscape)
- The Spice - Seoul (food)
- New Towns : hanoks in Eunpyeong, a desert in Wangsimni (cityscape)
- Oegyujanggak books returned (books)
- Saruga begins its metamorphosis (cityscape)
- Re-engaging North Korea - A Four Party Talk (politics)
- Eric Kayser (food)
- Seoul Friendship Fair 2011 (culture / food)
- A rice paddy on Gwanghwamun Square ? (cityscape)
- DMC at full throttle - Songdo from Sim City to Sin City ? (cityscape)

2011 q1
- Peanut houses and 2-in-1 apartments (cityscape)
- Gangnam rule bended (cityscape)
- Hanok New Town in Seongbuk-dong (cityscape)
- Public bike rental services bloom in Seoul and around (culture)
- Yangmiok (food)
- Baek nyeon chueotang (food)
- Noodle road, from laghman to ramyeon (food)
- Saint Patrick's Festival Seoul (culture)
- Shaken and stirred (health)
- Saemangeum Gunsan Free Economic Zone - SGFEZ (cityscape)
- Back from Menilmuche (cityscape)
- IKEA Korea (business)
- Seoul Through Pictures 6 (cityscape)
- DMC aims at Tinseltown - welcome to Hallyuwood ! (business)
- Sinchon reloaded - Sinchon Global Zone (cityscape)
- Impressions papier Hanji (culture)
- Sungwoo Barber Shop, Malli-dong Market (cityscape)
- Yongsan Park - fake forests and real estates (cityscape)
- NK 4.0 ? Kim Jong-il's latest son is only 7 (politics)
- Seoul Art Space Yeonhui (culture)
- New subway cars for lines 5678 (cityscape)
- New Korean Model - continued (business)
- Seoul Photography Festival, Marc Chagall, 40 years of Gangnam (culture)
- The End of the Korean Model ? (business)
- Seoul subway updates : gos, no-gos, maybes (cityscape)

2010 posts:

2010 q4
- Happy new year (culture)
- 2010 Seoul Town Meeting (politics)
- La Celtique (food)
- Drill, baby, drill ! (politics)
- Seoul Skate to reopen Ice Rink on Seoul Plaza (culture)
- Project Obangsaek: a ROKumentary (culture)
- Seoul Marche de Noel (food)
- A National Museum of Korean Contemporary History ???(culture)
- We need to talk about Kim (politics)
- Yi Sun-shin drives away (cityscape)
- G20 Seoul Summit 2010 (politics)
- AREX on time for Seoul - Gimpo - Incheon (cityscape)
- The Great Korean Revolution : addresses with house numbers and street names (cityscape)
- The fastuous and the furious : trimming down Seoul city's most embarrassing projects (cityscape)
- SGBSC + KBC : small business & big party (business)
- KOREA JoongAng Daily, IHT inside (business)
- Every Second Sunday (culture)

2010 q3
- Chuseoaked (cityscape)
- Chuseok dreams : tunnels between Korea, China, and Japan (cityscape)
- TRCK : families of victims demand essential follow-up (politics)
- Reconsidering Sejongno Park (cityscape)
- Insadong - Bukchon seamless for pedestrians (cityscape)
- KIAF, Busan Biennale, and Gwangju Biennale (culture)
- Hi Seoul Festival (culture)
- Yeongam-gun braces for inaugural Formula One Grand Prix (sports)
- Kyobo Bookstore Reopens (culture)
- N.K. 3.0 rebooted - and relocated (politics)
- ICN : simplified immigration procedures for (some) foreigners (politics)
- Jongno Elegy (culture)
- Gwanghwamun inauguration (cityscape)
- The strange case of Dr Andre KIM and Mr KIM Bong-nam (culture)
- Gyeonggyojang back to Donuimun (cityscape)
- Seoul Open Night (culture)
- "6.25 and I"(culture)
- KOTRA opens an Investment Consulting Center to boost FDI (business)
- Business Start-up School - 3rd Session (September) (business)
- Hahoe Village now a UNESCO World Heritage site (culture)
- After the Cheonan Tragedy : the Juche, Sunshine, or China Line ? (politics)
- ASYAAF 2010 (culture)
- Online sales become the first distribution channel in Korea - or is door-to-door back ? (business)
- Gwanghwamun Unveiled !!! (cityscape)
- KUAI 19 (Seoul) (food)
- congdu (Seoul) (food)
- Seoul Digital Media City Tour (cityscape)
- Changdeokgung : from station to station to ashes to ashes (cityscape)
- Electric buses, Smart Chargers : Seoul is really getting serious (cityscape)
- Seoul Global Business Support Center (business)

2010 q2
- About handovers and hangovers (politics)
- Gwanghwamun restoration : too bballi-bballi ? (culture)
- Jongno-gu renovation - continued (cityscape)
- Twice red faced, after hours (sports)
- 1950 Seoul - 6.25 60th Anniversary Special Exhibition (culture)
- Moraenae Seollongtang (food)
- "Be The Reds", But Not Too Red ? (culture)
- Arrested redevelopment (cityscape)
- Pangyo from scratch to crash (cityscape)
- International Archival Culture Exhibition (culture)
- OH Se-hoon V2.0 (politics)
- Seoul National University, a league of their own (sports)
- Smoke free Korea winning ground (cityscape)
- UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education in Seoul, 7 more candidates for the World Heritage List (culture)
- Seoul Rooftops Go Green (cityscape)
- A Retrospective : Kim Ki-chan and the World of Alleys (culture)
- Anheung's Foggy Dew (culture)
- Hyeongjae Sikdang (food)
- Seohaean Haemul Mat Jib (food)
- Yeonhuigol Gumteo (food)
- DMZ bicycle tour, anyone ? (cityscape)
- Friendship Fair (culture, food)
- Business Start-Up School Program and other Seoul Global Center events (business)
- Tour de Korea (sports)
- Lotus Lantern Festival (culture)
- Yeonhui-dong Kalguksu (food)
- A bump in the road for serviced residences in Korea ? (business)
- A World Cup Bridge for 2015 (cityscape)
- "Global Cluster Building" in Seorin-dong (culture)
- Seoul Plaza Hotel joins the renovation frenzy (cityscape)
- Rodin Retrospective in Seoul (culture)
- ICN Volcano Resort (business)
- The people, the Republic of Korea, and pictures - What's in an exhibition ? (culture)
- Otto Dix in Seoul (culture)
- Seoul city center in Namsan ? Heresy !!! (cityscape)
- FixMyStreet, will you ? (cityscape)
- OH Se-hoon launches the "Seoul Human Town" concept (cityscape)
- Spectacular extensions of Seoul Subway Lines 4-5-6-7 ? (cityscape)
- May 2010 edition of Hi Seoul Festival cancelled - the mayoral race is on (politics)
- "Unguarded Moments" - Steve McCurry in Seoul (culture)
- Ssamziegil without Ssamzie ? (cityscape)
- Red carpet for the World Cup (sports)
- 2012 : zero trans fat (business)
- u-Shelters : smart bus stops in Seoul (cityscape)
- Sajik-dan enshrined, Naeja-dong revived ? (cityscape)

2010 q1
- Tighten your greenbelt (cityscape)
- Korean Air Grounded : Seoul 7 Star Hotel Delayed (cityscape)
- Pimatgol, a streamlet runs through it (cityscape)
- The Empress's Last Bang (history)
- Riverside bicycle road extended to Hanam (cityscape)
- Civil-service satisfaction keeps rising in Seoul (politics)
- Next target : the Supreme Court ? (politics)
- Joeunjib (food)
- Find a name for SGC's new business center at COEX (SGC)
- Expats in Korea : have your say ! (culture)
- Business Start-up Education Program - Seoul Global Center (SGC)
- Apateu Fashion and Houses of cards (cityscape)
- Bob Dylan knock knock knockin' on Seoul's door (culture)
- Kyobo Bookstore v2 (culture)
- Subway news : Sillim line, Line 3... (cityscape)
- Happy New Year Of The Golden (Silver) Tiger (cityscape)
- Visit Korea 2010-2012 (culture)
- Take a ride on the wild side - Peace Bicycle Nuri Road - DMZ (cityscape)
- MOCA at Defense Security Command - continued (culture)
- Yongsan-Gangnam-Bundang subway completed in 2017 (cityscape)
- Ari, Arirang, Ari, Ariul City (cityscape)
- Universal Studios Korea in Hwaseong (culture)
- Spotlights on the Russian Legation (cityscape)
- TRCK lost in translation or lost in transition ? (politics)
- Let it snow (cityscape)
- INCA and other Peruvian civilizations, National Museum of Korea (culture)

2009 posts:

2009 q4
- Happy new year (culture)
- Pyeongchang 2018 vs Sejong City 2010 ? (politics)
- No cars on Gwanghwamun Square for New Year's Day (cityscape)
- Revisionist schoolbooks : change has not come to Japan (politics)
- Hangeul, take a Bau-Bau (culture)
- GOH Kun to head social unity council (politics)
- Seoul 2010 Festivals and World Design Capital Events (culture)
- Seoul Village Boutique (culture)
- Sandeullae - Paju (food)

- Seoul Goes Underground (cityscape)
- No parking (cityscape)

- Achievements and Tasks of TRCK's Activities (politics)
- Monet, Picasso, Rouault, Warhol in Seoul (culture)
- Business for the Environment Global Summit 2010 in Seoul (cityscape)
- Streaming Seoul 2009 (culture)
- Winter Sports at Gwanghwamun Square (culture)
- North Korea's lost won (politics)
- CJ Group announces BBGO, an international bibimbap restaurant chain (food)
- Salgotyi Bridge
- Sejong City and the beauty of lameduckhood (politics)
- Haemil construction, continued (game interrupted) (politics)
- Silgyecheon along Daehangno (cityscape)
- Lost In Translation ? (politics)
- Binding praise for South Korea (politics)
- Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea (Guy Delisle) (culture)
- Marche de Noel 2009 Sorae Village (food)

- Bo Chun (food)
- 2 more tunnels up North (cityscape)
- Wangsimni Old Town (cityscape)
- According to the Japanese law, Dokdo is not Japanese (politics)
- Joint memorial in the Land of the Mourning Calm (politics)
- Wrong answer, wrong question (politics - published in JoongAng Ilbo)
- Goghi (food)
- Stop the Hanok genocide... and stop revival as reenactment (cityscape)
- Baekundongcheon / Gwanghwamun-gil - A River Runs Through It (cityscape)
- Eunpyeong New Town, Old Tombs (culture)
- Dongdaemun History Culture Park (cityscape)
- Anheung Jjinbbang (food)
- de Vermis Ttukseomis (culture)
- Ranju Ramien (food)
- Truth and Reconciliation : which model for Korea ? (politics)
- Dunnae Minsokchon (food)
- Shinhotan, Beginning of a new Era - a big MOCA cup for Seoul (culture)

- Donuimun Restauration and Sadaemun Resurrection (cityscape)
- Seongbuk-dong Maemil Sujebi Nurungjibaeksuk (food)
- Santa Sejong is coming to town (culture)

- A common history (politics)
- Mayor Oh Se-hoon answers (politics)
- Kim Jong-il's bridge to nowhere (politics)

2009 q3
- dragedies and Seoul crumbs (culture)

- Sejong City (cityscape)
- Seoul Village Map (culture)
- Chung Mong-joon keeps rising... (politics)
- Gwangju completes the Seongnam-Hanam merger (politics)
- In 2050, almost 10% of Korea's population will not be Korean (politics)
- President Lee, please keep digging (politics - published in JoongAng Ilbo)
- Japan : let's (East) see (politics)
- Donguibogam listed in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register (culture)
- We don't need no education. Do we ? (politics)
- Naro-1 took off (culture)
- Clean Air in Seoul (culture)
- Seongnam and Hanam merge (cityscape)
- Seoul Fringe Festival (culture)
- Seoul Open Night (culture)

- Kim Dae-jung - the Commander's Statue (politics)
- Bike friendly subway trains and stations (cityscape)
- Gocheok-dong baseball stadium will be domed (cityscape)
- Hoehyeon-dong overpass passes away (cityscape)
- Gwanghwamun Plaza - The Aftermath (cityscape)
- Hangeul lands in Bau-Bau, Indonesia... to save the Cia ! (culture)
- Incheon Women Artists' Biennale (culture)
- Gwanghwamun Square - Preview (cityscape)
- Jongno-gu boars love goguma (culture, food)
- ASYAAF 2009 (culture)

- The Sandwich (food)
- Korean food under attack ! (culture, food)

- Seoul Subway Line 9 (cityscape)
- Seoul Village Movies (culture)
- Myeongdong Gyoja (food)

- The Incredible Shrinking Korea (culture, politics)
- Burning money in Korea (culture)
- Botero v. Renoir (culture)

2009 q2
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Royal Joseon Tombs Become UNESCO World Heritage Properties (culture)
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Taco Chili Chili (food)
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Wonjo Ddeokbokki - a.k.a. Ddeoknimmun (food)
-
A silver lining over Seoul mountains (cityscape)
-
KIM Jong-nam, Beijing's puppet ? (politics)
-
Bukcheongol (food)
-
Gogi Ssam Naengmyon (food)
-
A Yellow Sea for Roh Moo-hyun (politics)
- Seoul 25 "Gu" - Seoul Map (cityscape)
-
Roh Moo-hyun follows Pierre Beregovoy (politics)
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Happiness according to Le Clezio (culture)
-
Jongno-gu dongs (cityscape)
-
Cafe Sobahn (food)
-
Jongmyo Ghosts (culture)
-
Rossini (food)
-
Bongchu Jjimdak (food)
-
Obok Shikdang (food)
- Gwanghwamun Jib (food)
- Le Saint Ex (food)
-
Gongxi Myeongwan (food)
-
Namuga Ineun Jib (food)
-
Cheonjin Poja (food)
- Ssamziegil (culture)
-
Korean Hotels call for help - The Fifth Star (food - culture - politics)
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Hi Seoul Festival 2009 - and beyond (culture)
- Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement (culture)
-
Seoul loves cycling... even around Gwanghwamun (cityscape)
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Great Wall of China - Anschlussing Korea (continued) (politics)
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King Danjong and Korea's Curse (culture)
- Gonghwachun - Incheon (food)
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Patisserie B (food)
- Sabal (food)
- Between cronyism and cryonics : enter Jang Song-taek (politics)

- Jongno Chapssal Sundae at Seosomun Apt (cityscape - food)
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Korean Cuisine Aiming At Top 5 - China Is Watching (food - culture - politics)
- Yeouido blooming and Danghyeoncheon's "Philosopher's Walk" (cityscape)

2009 q1
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Inwangsan's Great Wall and Seoul's Royal "T" Time (cityscape)
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Welcome to Pimatgol (culture - food)
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Haemil - a Think-tank or only a tank ? (politics)
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Seoul Haechi Taxis - Orange Cabs (culture)
-
50000 Won bank notes (culture)
-
Pierre Gagnaire a Seoul (food)
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Gustav Klimt at Seoul Arts Center - Pompidou at SeMA (culture)
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Jongmyo - Changdeokgung Reunited (culture)
-
Year of Spamchi (food)

2008 posts:

2008 q4
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Annus Horribilis (food - culture)
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Open Air Pool (culture)
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Gwanghwamun Square (cityscape)
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Seoul Velib' (cityscape)
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Korea Snubs History (politics)
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China Ready to Bail out North Korea (politics)

2008 q3
-
Forest Dump (cityscape)
- - KIAF 2008 (culture)
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Hameung Naengmyeon (food)
-
Kim Jong-ill ? (politics)
- Buldozing Seoul again - Dongdaemun Design Plaza, New City Hall (cityscape)
- Wonseo-dong's Cheonggyecheon (cityscape)
-
Miryang Son Mandu (food)
-
Hyewha-dong Rotary (cityscape)
-
Chuck Close at Sungkok Art Museum (culture)
-
National Museum of Korea indeed (culture - politics)
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Jyeong-dong Guk Si (food)
-
Media in Korea (culture - links)
-
Waiting for the next Olympic Games (culture)
-
Korea on the rocks Part II (politics)
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Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon (culture)
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Seoul Village go Lively (culture)
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Korea's 16 provinces and metro cities (culture - links)
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Seoul City advertising campaign (culture)
-
New Towns and preservation (cityscape)

2008 q2
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Haka and axing in Gwanghwamun (politics)
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Sinsikdang (food)
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Restaurants in Korea (food - list)
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Beefing up Korea (culture - food)
-
25 Myeonok (food)
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Claiming Dokdo as "Takeshima" equals claiming Seoul as Gyeongsong-bu (politics)
-
7 zones (cityscape)
-
Goodbye HiSeoul, Hello Haechi (culture)
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Festival Season(s) (culture)
-
Chungwon Hwaegwan (food)
-
Mabang Jib (food)
-
Mirak (food)
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Ojangdong Hamheung Naengmyeon (food)
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Woojeong Nakji (food)
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baNK accounts and other accounts for historians (politics)

2008 q1
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Namdaemonium (culture)
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The Bulldozer Canal (politics)
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One million aliens (culture)

2007 posts:

2007 h2
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12 degrees of separation (politics)
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Return to Naganeupseong (culture)
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Today's news (headlines - links)
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Save Korean Maemis (culture)
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Dog Day Afternoon (culture)
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Photographs (culture)

2007 h1
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Last Cig (2005) (culture)
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The Gaon (food)
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Sejongno (cityscape)
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Damyang (culture)
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Carrefour Junggye (culture)
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Junggye Maeul (culture)
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Hwangak-dong (culture)
-
Nowon-gu map (cityscape)
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Nowon-gu (cityscape)
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De Vermis Seoulis (culture)
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About Seoul Village (culture)

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