Jongno is the old man's harbor in Seoul. Why do so many come here? What are they looking for? Read our exposé of one of Korea's most historic neighborhoods.
As a chunk of Itaewon prepares for bulldozer-assisted oblivion, questions about Seoul's redevelopment addiction come back to the fore.
Unstaffed convenience stores provide a glimpse at a possible future where instead of paying higher a minimum wage, companies invest in capital to eliminate jobs.
Urban redevelopment has taken a curious form in Seoul. Fully functioning and inhabited neighborhoods are razed with the consent of a bare majority. Explore the world of redevelopment - "jae-gaebal" -- and the role of hired goons known as "yongyeok."