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 (ongoing - to be updated sometime in the future)

- "Care - Right Now!" (cityscape)
- "We reject as false the choice between our welfare and our well being" (cityscape) 

- "Ku Sang Awards 2017" (culture)
- "Year Of The Dog (free ebook)" (culture)
- "This time it's different" (politics)
- "Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017" (cityscape)

- "Seoullo 7017, and more roads to Seoul" (cityscape)
- "A new MOON Jae-in?" (politics)
- "All options on the table" (politics)
- "Weapons of Mass Distraction" (politics)
- "EXCLUSIVE-Second interview with KIM Jong-un" (politics)
- "Moving matter and hearts - Choe U-ram in Daegu" (culture) 
- "AHN Hee-jung joins the fray" (politics)
- "Handover Hangover" (politics) 

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:


- "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)


- "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)


- "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)
- "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:

-"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) 


-"'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)


- "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)

- "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:

- "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)

- "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)
- 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
Royal Joseon Tombs Become UNESCO World Heritage Properties (culture)
Taco Chili Chili (food)
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)
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)
Hi Seoul Festival 2009 - and beyond (culture)
- Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement (culture)
Seoul loves cycling... even around Gwanghwamun (cityscape)
Great Wall of China - Anschlussing Korea (continued) (politics)
King Danjong and Korea's Curse (culture)
- Gonghwachun - Incheon (food)
Patisserie B (food)
- Sabal (food)
- Between cronyism and cryonics : enter Jang Song-taek (politics)

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

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

2008 posts:

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

2008 q3
Forest Dump (cityscape)
- - KIAF 2008 (culture)
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)
Jyeong-dong Guk Si (food)
Media in Korea (culture - links)
Waiting for the next Olympic Games (culture)
Korea on the rocks Part II (politics)
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon (culture)
Seoul Village go Lively (culture)
Korea's 16 provinces and metro cities (culture - links)
Seoul City advertising campaign (culture)
New Towns and preservation (cityscape)

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

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

2007 posts:

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

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

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