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.

Escape to Ko Samet, Part One: Stay the F*ck Out of Pattaya

Phuket, Ko Samui, and Koh Chang are popular islands to get away to when your in Thailand. But on a whim I decided to take a road slightly less travelled, and I was glad that I did. But getting there wasn’t easy.

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. 

Forget to Keep Hidden: Thai Ladyboys in the Media

Ikea released a television advertisement that has many transgender Thais upset. Forget to Keep Hidden is an attempt to be funny, but does it succeed at the expense of a minority?

Dead Kitten Found in Otherwise Delicious Sausage

A Thai woman and her family were enjoying a delicious meal of foot-long sausages when an unexpected surprise revealed itself. It’s likely this story will turn you off processed meat for a while.

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.