Rachel Premack

Rachel Premack is a journalist living in Seoul. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Quartz, Foreign Policy, and other outlets.

The cave's Barbie exhibition earlier this year featured some 740 Barbie dolls from a French museum.

The Popular Korean Attraction That Was a Forced-Labor Camp

Gwangmyeong Cave outside of Seoul is a crowd-pleasing hybrid of museum, light tunnel, and wine cellar—but its history is much darker.

A prospective buyer looks at a rendering of a new apartment complex in Seoul in 2005.

Why Koreans Shun the Suburbs

In cities around the world, harried urbanites look to the suburbs for more space or a nicer house for their money. But in South Korea, the city apartment is still the dream.