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.

No Dancing: Japan’s Anti-Dance Law is Strange, But True

It might seem like an old puritanical Calvinist idea, but Japan still holds to a strict law on dancing in public. No need to rub your eyes, you’re really reading that correctly. NO DANCING.

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?

Nobody’s Seen This: Parts Unknown With Anthony Bourdain in Myanmar

When I first started traveling I quickly learned that it’s good to have a mentor. Someone to give you inspiration, who can push you a little further than you’d normally go, even if it’s someone you’ll never even meet. For me, that someone is Anthony Bourdain.

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.