The Vampire State Building: 8 Landmarks My Students Need to Learn

It’s been a week of exploring global landmarks with my students, and it’s definitely time that they understood a few things about the world. For the last time…

Korean Beauty Clones: It’s Not as Bad as You Think

Last month a global conversation on the prevalence of plastic surgery in South Korea was started when a Reddit user posted side-by-side images of the Miss Daegu pageant contestants and revealed an eerie set of clone-like faces.

No Moses Required: The Parting of the Sea on Jin Island

One of the most well-known bible stories is that of Moses parting the sea to allow the Jews to escape their Egyptian masters. But there’s an annual sea parting that is much lesser known that proves that you don’t need divine intervention to walk across the ocean floor.

The Waste Land: Photos from Inside a Ghost Town in Korea’s Capital

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.

7 More Images of Random Weirdness in Korea

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.

WTF? Superstitions and Unique Ceremonies of Korea

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?

How to Solve the Kim Jong-Un Problem in One Easy Step

Yeah, we’re a little sick and tired of virtually everything that comes out of this guy’s mouth. But maybe there’s an easy solution to our warmongering North Korean dictator. Thanks to¬†Liz Kilpatrick¬†for passing this one on.

They Must Know That You Are Diligent: Getting Sick in Korea

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.