SEOUL

The VICE Guide to Sex

The Rise of South Korea’s Sex Shop Industry

Thanks to changing attitudes toward sex and new laws governing adult toys, South Korea’s sex shops are moving out of the shadows and into the mainstream.
VICE Staff
8.21.18
Skateboarding

Hell and Marble: Inside South Korea's Skate Scene

Just 35 miles from the DMZ, skateboarding in Seoul is thriving.
Sander Hölsgens
4.3.18
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un meets with South Korean officials for the first time ever

The despot is even hosting a dinner.
David Gilbert
3.5.18
South Korea

Elderly patients die as blaze rips through South Korean hospital

Survivors were rescued by clinging on to a rope hung from a helicopter.
Tim Hume
1.26.18
cryptocur

South Korea just slapped a hefty tax on bitcoin exchanges

Seoul will rake in billions from the move.
David Gilbert
1.23.18
VICELAND

Eddie Huang Slurps Up Some Noodles in South Korea

The 'HUANG'S WORLD' host visits Seoul to see how the country puts its own spin on global culinary trends.
VICE Staff
8.9.17
Munchies

I Visited Seoul's Most Insane Pet Cafes, from Capybaras to Meerkats

In Korea, you can eat waffles while petting sheep, and some smoothies come with a side of meerkats.
Spencer R. Morrison
8.4.17
Film

Say Hello to South Korea's Uncanny Female "Greeting Bots"

Gritty streets, colored lights, robots replacing humans: 'PLASTIC GIRLS' is like a very, very early 'Blade Runner' prequel.
Beckett Mufson
7.27.17
NORTH KOREA

North Korean defector may have been abducted and returned to Pyongyang

David Gilbert
7.19.17
Features

Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian

How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Sofia Luu
6.28.17
NORTH KOREA

North Korea faces calls to release remaining U.S. prisoners after Otto Warmbier's death

David Gilbert
6.20.17
travel-world

Americans Living in South Korea Are Getting Nervous About War

Expats like me are increasingly worried about tensions between Donald Trump and the North.
Spencer R. Morrison
6.1.17
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