In 2004, Green Day released a concept album that would ultimately be realized as a highly successful Broadway musical. American Idiot has now packed up from the broadway stages and is on the road, in Seoul until September 22.
The daily grind can really wear you down in a workaholic city like Seoul. Fortunately, the city is surrounded by natural beauty and easy escapes. Katie Fumerton contributed this guide to night hiking in Seoul with some great suggestions for safety and how you can meet up with other weekday night hikers.
Seoul, like most large cities, is in a constant state of construction and demolition. Here’s a look inside one of Korea’s ghost towns, an entire neighbourhood marked for destruction.
Life in Korea is a never-ending stream of Konglish, cuteness, and random things that make you scratch your head. It’s time for a few more images of random weirdness in the ROK. You don’t have to seek these out when you’re living here, they find their way to you.
I may still do double take of the severed pig’s head that is waiting for me at the peak of a mountain, but I just stop and think sarcastically, of course that’s happening. Why wouldn’t that be happening?
Getting sick is never fun. But it’s especially uncomfortable when you’re working in Korean schools and are don’t really get a chance to take a break. Here’s what it’s like getting sick while teaching in Korea.
Okay, maybe not all, but it’s a good start. It’s been more than a year since J-Reyez and Lydia Paek uploaded Shit Koreans Say. It doesn’t get old because after living in Korea for 3 years, I’ve heard pretty much every phrase a thousand times. It’s a comical crash course in the Korean language.
This week the Korea Times posted an article called Filthy Shades of Grey that strongly criticized architecture and urban planning in Korea’s capital city. So how hideous is Seoul, really?