Seoul subsumes old and new

By Veronica Liew

May 2014 TRAVEL
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“Seoul, Soul of Asia” is the Korean capital’s tourism tagline, and it lives up to this reputation through its eclectic embrace of the old and new.The spectacular façade of the Leeum Museum of Art shows the handiwork of three star architects and an amazing Anish Kapoor artwork in the foreground.Springtime in Seoul is glorious. Flowers are abloom, everyone spends long hours outdoors and even the protestors sitting in front of the Hyundai building seem less angry. On a whim, I...

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Veronica Liew

is a communications consultant based in KL (and occasionally Penang). A hobby photographer, freelance writer and bona fide Facebook addict, her favourite things to do while travelling are car-spotting, sitting beside large bodies of water and eating.