Mon August 13, 2012
Diversity Helps South Korean District Win Locals Back
Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 6:09 pm
Itaewon is a neighborhood in South Korea that locals used to avoid because it attracted a high number of foreigners, especially young American soldiers from the U.S. Army Garrison just down the hill. But Itaewon's image has changed in recent years — it's now a trendy hangout for young Koreans, attracted by its relatively liberal atmosphere in a culturally conservative nation.