Along the Watchtower: Exploring Seoul’s Fortress Wall

One of the most amazing things about Seoul is experiencing a vast sense history and deep rooted culture within a modern, vastly huge city. You can easily admire a massive skyscraper, blink, and stand in awe of  traditional houses, temples, and palaces.

Korean Gangstas: Hyeong-Don and Dae-Jun Are Funny in Any Language

Last year when Psy was being launched into global superstardom, two South Koreans combined forces to create a comedy powerhouse that probably deserved just as much attention as Gangnam Style. Here’s what you probably missed.

Guitar Heroes: Asia’s Most Talented Guitar Playing Kids

Asian children are often gifted musicians. When I was younger, I won second place at the Kiwanis Music Festival for my age group in piano. An Asian kid won first place. The next year I won first–tied with an Asian kid. Third year, third place. Below two Asian kids. You get the idea.

Fashion Police: What’s the Story With Korea’s “Mini Skirt Ban”?

Internet forums and blogs have set into a flurry of chaos and panic this week as a new law came into effect today which some worry might have just banned miniskirts in the Republic of Korea. Don’t panic.

Faux Korean Drama in Phoenix’s Music Video “Entertainment”

French alternative rock band Phoenix just released a new single for their upcoming album Bankrupt! Aside from being a spectacular song in its own right, the official video for the song pays homage to Korean television in all its glory.

5 Lesser-Known Temples in Asia

For thousands of years the nations of Asia have been undertaking immensely stunning projects of architecture. Here are some of the lesser known, but remarkably breathtaking, temples of Asia.

North Korea Blamed for Cyberattack on South

On Wednesday, South Korean banks and broadcasting companies suffered from a cyberattack that many believe to be the work of a network of North Korean hackers. 

Hiking Korea’s Dobangsan and the Y-Valley

Spring is coming and the urge to rise from a long winter of  hibernation is growing. With the warmer weather seemingly approaching, why not plan to kick start spring with a hike?  Dobangsan is a steady and rewarding climb that gives you a great view of the north east side of Seoul.