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What Can Americans Learn from Koreans?

No two cultures in the world are the same. Further, even within a given country, cultures vary greatly depending on the location. People from California are quite different in their thinking than are … [Read more...]

Eating Live Octopus in Korea

Korea is a land of unique culinary...ideas.If you're reading this from back home, you probably think of Korean food as being the K-Barbecue joint in town, or kimchi, rice, and soju.IN Korea … [Read more...]

Reliving Korea’s Tumultuous History at the Korean War Memorial

There are many museums to see in Korea. In fact, sometimes I feel like it would be an impossible dream to be able to see them all. All kinds of historical museums, art museums, memorials, etc. are … [Read more...]

The DMZ Tour

One of the places in Korea that I had wanted to visit more than any other attraction was the DMZ. Korea's Demilitarized Zone.It's not an easy thing to see if you don't live in Seoul because the … [Read more...]

Winning Gold at the Seoul Olympic Park

I'm finally making my way into Seoul more frequently now. I know, after almost 3 year...what took me so long?!This time around I made several stops, and one was to the Seoul Olympic Park. The … [Read more...]

A Korean Elementary School Tour

I'm currently in my third year teaching in the EPIK program. Due to cutbacks, I was reallocated from a girl's middle school to an elementary school in a nearby district. My current school, Guduk … [Read more...]

My Video Covered on “Korea Today: Arirang Issue” Viral Video T.V. Show

It never seems to amaze me - the power of social networking.Back in 2012 a brief video I did of my judo instructor eventually spread throughout Korea and landed him on a national cable TV variety … [Read more...]

A Unique Bus Stop Flea Market in Korea

I'm fortunate to have been in Korea going on three years now. I've seen a lot of things, eaten a lot of things, and learned a lot of things. Sometimes I just go through my daily routines forgetting … [Read more...]

I Watched Korean Girls Eat on YouTube

I don’t even remember how I was tipped off on this story, but apparently there is this strange craze in South Korea where people tune in to watch girls eat food.  This shouldn’t be a huge surprise … [Read more...]

7 Ways South Korea Rules the World

CNN just recently did an article called, “10 things Korea does better than anywhere else”.  Some of the things I can’t confirm, but I can say that 7 of them are definitely spot on.The first one … [Read more...]