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Book Cafés: Hotspot Havens for Koreans

Book Cafés: Hotspot Havens for Koreans

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – One particular social trend finding prominence in 2016 was the “do-it-yourself” movement. In a society that places high importance on group activities, and emphasizes that everything be done “together,” the concept of dining alone, studying alone, or even drinking alone, seemed alien in the past, and these types of [...]

‘Hanok’ Opens Doors to the Public

‘Hanok’ Opens Doors to the Public

SEOUL, Nov.16 (Korea Bizwire) – Traditional Korean houses in the Bukchon Hanok Village will now be open to the public, providing places to read and appreciate works of art. Seoul city officials announced that they will be opening one of the seven hanok (traditional Korean house) that the city purchased in the Bukchon Hanok Village. [...]