Barack Obama socks? Korean boy-band socks? Instant ramen socks? Matching socks for couples? Socks for pets? If you can imagine it, you can find socks in Seoul to match. Socks are fun and affordable and make perfect souvenirs to warm your toes or to bring home to friends.
by Hahna Yoon & Megan Eaves, Lonely Planet Writer
'Tis the season in Seoul to put on your favourite walking shoes. Though it is so commonly described as a concrete jungle, South Korea's capital city is surrounded by mountains and coloured in with groves of trees – making autumn the perfect time of year to visit.
It’s 2am on a Saturday night in Seoul and the local watering hole is a packed house. You can hardly find a seat but eats are cheap and drinks are even cheaper. This magical hotspot is not one of the city’s trendiest bars, but one of the neighbourhood's surprisingly buzzing convenience stores.