If there's one thing you do when visiting Seoul - let it be renting a traditional Korean hanbok, wandering historic sites and having an impromptu photo shoot.
A Seoul summer is a sticky, sweaty force to be reckoned with. Here's how Seoulites survive the worst 2 weather months of the year.
In autumn, a wave of colour sweeps its way across the peninsula, dramatically transforming rocky mountains and monotone tree-lined streets into a prismatic orchestra of vivid crimsons, burnt oranges and mellow yellows.
Seoul at night is a pulsing, breathing, living thing of beauty full of sparkly lights, noisy restaurants and crowds of people. Here's what you can do in one of the world's true 24 hour cities.