Hahoe Time Machine: Korea’s Most Beautiful Village is in Andong

Although much of old Korea has been lost through war and an insatiable desire to modernize, Andong’s Hahoe village is a time capsule to a distant world.

Itaewon Burning: Early Morning Fire in Seoul’s International District

10 Magazine is reporting that a fire broke out early this morning in Itaewon, Seoul’s infamous international district. There are no reported injuries, but approximately one block of the main street has been destroyed.

What Students Are Like Before and After Lunch

Teaching students in Asia is an amazing experience. They’re intelligent, dedicated, and hard working. Until after lunch time, when you’d think a full moon had just risen.

City of the Damned: American Idiot in Seoul Until September 22nd

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.

Footsteps in the Dark: Weekday Night Hiking in Seoul

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. 

International House of Mystery: Why You Need to Hostel in Asia

Travel is an expensive hobby. For anyone considering a long-term trek across Asia, hosteling is almost a financial necessity. But for those who are on shorter journeys or are hotel-inclined, it’s time that you considered the alternative. You’re missing out on a lot.

Accidentally, On Purpose: Korean Man Publicly Commits Suicide

In Seoul last week a male rights activist jumped off a bridge in Seoul in front of photographers and disappeared into the murky water below.

Jjarappappa: Korea’s Greatest Dance Routine?

Korea has a strong fascination with coordinated dance routines, which is immediately evident in the K-Pop scene. But there’s one dance you probably haven’t seen yet, no matter how into Korea you might be…