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Picture of the Day: Marching Band Promotes British Culture In Gangnam

» by March 31st, 2014 at 1:39 pm » Comments (13)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] A marching band parade is underway on Garosugil in southern Seoul on March 28, 2014 as part of the "Great Festival" to promote British culture. In ...more »

Picture of the Day: Big Fire In Gangnam

» by January 26th, 2013 at 1:28 pm » Comments (4)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] Firefighters struggle to extinguish a fire on a two-story apparels shop building in Seoul's Gangnam Ward on Jan. 25, 2013. None of employees in the building ...more »

High-Rise Brothel Raided In Seoul’s Gangnam District

» by January 21st, 2013 at 6:56 am » Comments (34)

The story below about a high rise brothel in Samseong-dong is currently the top story over at the Korea Times: Police said Sunday they had uncovered a suspected brothel operating in ...more »

USFK Thanks Gangnam for Their Style

» by January 19th, 2013 at 6:19 pm » Comments (10)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="580"] Eighth Army Deputy Commanding General for Operations Maj. Gen. Walter Golden speaks at the 2013 Gangnam New Year's Reception in Seoul, Jan. 8, 2012, at COEX.[/caption] From ...more »

Picture of the Day: Gangnam Style City Tour at the Dragon Hill Lodge

» by October 25th, 2012 at 1:53 pm » Comments (22)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="358"] Here is an image a ROK Drop reader sent me of a poster at the Dragon Hill Lodge promoting a tour of Gangnam using PSY's image ...more »

What It Is Like To Grow Up Gangnam Style

» by September 27th, 2012 at 11:26 pm » Comments (25)

Here is an article in the Atlantic where the author explains what it is like to grow in the Gangnam District of Seoul: I grew up in Gangnam, the affluent Seoul ...more »

Gangnam District of Seoul Seeing Increase In Tourism Interest Due To Gangnam Style Video

» by September 17th, 2012 at 7:56 am » Comments (31)

Via a reader tip comes news that PSY's hit song, "Gangnam Style" is causing a surge in tourism interest in Seoul's wealthy district of Gangnam: But while lots of fans are ...more »

Picture of the Day: No Smoking In Gangnam

» by March 3rd, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="A no smoking sign is painted on a sidewalk of Gangnam Boulevard, southern Seoul. As of yesterday, the policy bans smoking from exit No. 9 of ...more »

Gangnam Sex Club Booked for Construction Violation

» by July 2nd, 2009 at 1:27 am » Comments (1)

Just imagine what the headlines would be and what would happen if this club was filled with low quality foreign English teachers with Korean women?: The owner of a club in ...more »

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