In the 1700s Korean painters brought fresh insight and reality to traditional art, cataloguing the country’s landscapes and society in exquisite detail.
Often overshadowed by Seoul, the port city of Busan is an unsung highlight of South Korea. Here are seven ways to get the most from the coastal conurbation.
South Korean movies and television series have taken the world by storm. Here’s our pick of eight essential K-dramas to binge on Netflix before heading to the country.
South Korea’s capital rewards destination diggers with a variety of underappreciated gems that rival its more popular hits.
Introduced to Korea by invading Mongol armies, fermented rice alcohol (or sool) forms the basis for a range of widely-consumed spirits including the country’s beloved soju.
Once overlooked, the spicy, fermented flavors that fuel the peninsula’s culinary traditions are now grabbing the attention of a wide audience.
Ancient folk traditions such as talchum — a mask dance drama — belie South Korea’s reputation for tech-obsessed modernity
From Squid Game to Parasite and from BLACKPINK to bibimbap, Korea is the up-and-coming destination for post-Covid Asia.
The Korean sensation has already garnered more than 110 million viewers and shows no sign of slowing; what’s more, the show takes place in Seoul, a favorite Remote Lands destination.
Up to half of South Korea’s seafood moves through Jagalchi Fish Market, a sprawling open-air bazaar in Busan.