Seoul Metropolitan Library

While a library sounds like the last place you’d go to enjoy Korean culture, the Seoul Metropolitan Library (서울도서관) has much more to offer than Korean books. For example, before being repurposed as a library, the building served as Seoul’s city hall. Parts of the old offices are still preserved on the 2nd floor and […]

The Quest for English Literature in Seoul

There’s still something magical about bookstores. Perhaps it’s the distinct smell that old tomes have after years of service. Maybe it’s the massive walls of books that reminds us of all the knowledge there is in our world. For me, it’s the thrill of flipping through piles of books to find one that resonates with […]