The Raccoon Dogs of Asia

There’s a strange critter running around the eastern world that might surprise you. Asia is home to a bizarre, yet adorable little animal that many people don’t even know exists.

More Squid Please! A Look at School Lunches in Asia

In the United States, what children are served on their plates has become a hot issue, especially with Michelle Obama’s push to make nutrition a priority in America. Here’s a look at what students across Asia are putting on their plates.

Seeking the Truth at Thailand’s Tiger Temple

In Western Thailand along the border of Myanmar is one of Thailand’s most controversial attractions: the Tiger Temple. Run by an order of Buddhist monks, visitors can mingle with the tigers up close and personal.

Life in the Dust Bin: Yellow Dust Season Is Here

Each year in the early spring, residents in eastern Asia dread the onslaught of yellow-tinted dust that billows across the sky and settles on, well, everything.

This Story Will Break Your Heart

Sometimes the news is so horrific that it’s hard to process the information. Too many tragedies, too many deaths. But this tragic story about a single death is gut-wrenching.

This Is Arirang: A Different Kind of Flashmob

On March 1st, a collaboration of student organizations took to the streets of Insadong for an orchestral flashmob. I have to admit, the whole thing made me a bit teary eyed. 

Shootout in Itaewon

Despite being one of the largest cities in the world, Seoul is incredibly safe and quiet. In a strangely action-packed incident last Saturday afternoon, Seoul police were involved in a high-speed chase with shots fired. 

Skip the Cobra Show

While visiting Thailand I found myself sitting in the front row of a show that I immediately regretted. It’s main attraction? A cobra fighting a mongoose. Here’s what happened.