Some airports, like in San Francisco and Seoul, even have attractions like museums and cultural centers to idle away the time.
In South Korea, she also reported on North Korean defectors and their adjustment into capitalist Seoul.
“I was sixteen when I left the countryside and moved to Seoul,” she remembered.
He was released in 1980; he married, moved to the countryside, and has since taught poetry at Seoul National University.
Seoul refused to stop, and commenced firing artillery rounds into the disputed waters.
In 1882 a plot was formed by the Min faction, the active element in the conservative party, to drive the Japanese out of Seoul.
It was midnight one Sunday and we were waiting for a train down to Seoul.
In Seoul they showed us the great bell hung at the crossing of certain chief streets there.
From the landing-place at Fusan to the gates of Seoul the distance is 267 miles.
Leopards are numerous, and have even been shot within the walls of Seoul.
South Korean capital, from Korean soul, literally "capital." It was the national capital from 1392 until Japanese annexation in 1910.
Capital of South Korea and the largest city in the country, located in northwestern South Korea; Political, commercial, industrial, transportation, and cultural center of South Korea.
Note: Seoul became the capital in 1948, with the establishment of North Korea and South Korea.
Note: The city was heavily damaged during the Korean War.
Note: Home of the 1988 summer Olympic Games.
Note: Supported by the United States, South Korea was created in 1948 after American and Soviet occupation zones established at the end of World War II had divided Korea into north and south.
Note: During the Korean War, noncommunist South Korea, aided by forces of the United Nations, and communist North Korea, aided by Chinese forces, fought from 1950 to 1953.
Note: During the 1980s, South Korea became a major industrial power in Asia.