Seoul

Health: Body and Seoul

My routine exam at the Chaum Center in Seoul, South Korea, began with a nurse instructing me to disrobe. Next, she ordered me to assume various positions on colored markers on the floor—Have I played this game before?—as she took notes about my circulation. This introduction to the Chaum Center’s services was not entirely surprising: […]

Park Hyatt, Seoul

As a center of politics and culture for six centuries, Seoul is awash in ancient palaces, royal tombs, and Buddhist temples. But as one of Asia’s many boomtowns, the South Korean capital also is home to shimmering skyscrapers, contemporary art galleries, and luxury boutiques. At the Park Hyatt Seoul, the city’s split personality converges to […]