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Seoul is a bit of curio. On the surface it's as modern as any city could hope to be, addicted as it is to technology and modern design.

Yet among the blocky skyscrapers and highways running through the sprawling city like monuments to the country's rapid industrialization, are vestiges of the 600-year-old capital.

Mountains, parks and 16th century palaces are in stark contrast to the neon and noise of the city's shopping and entertainment areas. Read full article »

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