Seoul’s face is changing. Forget the bland city you once heard of – a new drive to make the city beautiful has led to the renovation of the Cheonggyecheon river and developement of new neighborhood like Gangnam and the banks of the Han river. Whether visiting a neighbourhood of hanok (traditional Korean one-storey wooden houses with tiled roofs) in Inseadong or shopping for luxury brands in Apgujeong, Seoul is full of surprises and contrasts. And don’t forget the excellent kimchi!
(6 – 8 pages)