Ever since the K-wave swept, Seoul, Korea has been a top spot for travel destinations. But Donson Chan, a stylist and co-founder of creative collective Fakedcandid has been ahead of the hallyu curve for ages. His first visit to Seoul was more than two decades ago for a family vacation and after heading back during a graduation trip in 2014, he has made it a point to return every year.
Instead of the typical tourist hotspots, the art lover keeps his eyes open for the coolest underground spots in the city and creative concept stores hidden along Seoul’s back lanes. Ahead, Chan shares a colorful and Instagram-worthy guide around the South Korean capital.