In the past, one had to go all the way to Itaewon and its surrounding areas to get a taste of craft brews (which may or may not be one of the reasons I moved there), but fortunately, as craft beer has become more mainstream, even general supermarkets keep certain varieties in stock.
Located at the western end of the Cheonggyechon, a restored stream that had been buried under concrete slabs for years, “Spring,” a sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, has stood tall since it was installed in 2006.
Casinos are no longer exclusive to VIPs and high rollers. Thanks to online gaming providers that offer low-cost betting minimums to its games for as low as £1 (about ₩1,650), land-based casinos have adjusted their minimum bets in order to stay competitive.
In fact, there are plenty of great spots (unrelated to the military) to explore, as well as lots of fun things to do in this rather colorful area. Here are some of them.