Seoul http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/75550/all en Seoul, South Korea. Where the future begins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/131118/seoul-south-korea-where-the-future-begins <p>SEOUL &mdash; After a week or two in the South Korean capital of Seoul, newcomers often harbor extreme views on the city. They either love it or absolutely despise it. The first cohort can&rsquo;t get enough of this Asian metropolis of almost 10 million people. They find endless fun in its pulsating nightlife, surfeit of palaces and temples, and cheap vodka-like booze called <em>soju</em>. Hiking up its peaks (yes, Seoul has peaks), they are mesmerized by its never-ending skyline.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/131118/seoul-south-korea-where-the-future-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seoul Want to Know World At Play Japan North Korea Fri, 03 Jan 2014 06:53:00 +0000 Geoffrey Cain 5992802 at http://www.globalpost.com