A Seoul-full Visit June 19th 2016 I’ve come to South Korea having done little in the way of research. Seoul has been wonderful surprise. Once again, I'm reminded of how Eurocentric my education was and how much I've missed as a result.
After years of visiting cities in China, Seoul seems cleaner, better organized and the locals seem calmer.
Most of what you see in Seoul is relatively new. It was almost completely destroyed ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Insadong Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more