Gayang

Gayang Station (가양역) Line 9 – Station #907

Gayang is a neighborhood that can pretty succinctly be summed up by saying this: It’s a good place to raise a family.  You know this neighborhood.  Maybe you even live here.  It’s a pretty new part of town.  The apartment towers and commercial buildings are clean, tidy, probably less than a couple decades old.  On…

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Cheongnyangni Station (청량리역) Line 1 – Station #124, Gyeongui-Jungang Line – Station #K117

Should you ever find yourself sick of the new Seoul, of the gentrifying Seoul, of the Zara-wearing, cream pasta-slurping, Kakao-tapping, latte-sipping, craft beer-tippling bourgeois masses, well, Cheongnyangni has your cure.  This may be the least trendy neighborhood in the city.  It’s no hyperbole to say that 80% of the people here are over 50.  Nobody’s…