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.

The Great Annual Water Fight: Photos From Songkran 2013

Every year in April, all of Thailand becomes a battlezone as virtually every resident grabs a water gun, bucket, or handful of talcum powder (or a combination of the three). The Songkran festival is their way of celebrating their New Year. Here are photos from this years celebrations! This one’s on my bucket list for […]

Blood, Sweat and Tears in Thailand: The Nightmare of Hellfire Pass

In the Second World War, the occupying Japanese forced Allied POWs to build a railway through Thailand. Conditions were horrific, and one area in particular was dubbed with the name of the underworld itself. Anna Power had a chance to explore the nightmare of  Hellfire Pass.

Wat Pho and the Thai Massage Connection

One of Bangkok’s most visited attractions is Wat Pho temple, and for a good number of reasons. Home to a massive golden statue of Buddha reclining, it’s definitely something you need to see when you’re in the city.

Skip Taipei 101: Elephant Mountain Has the Best View of the City

For a few years, Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world, so many people heading to the capital of Taiwan head to the observation deck to get a view of the city. But a short hike up one of the city’s mountains will give you better views by far.

Get Ready for Gangnam Style, Part Two: Psy Releases Music Video for “Gentleman”!

For almost a year now, the world has been wondering how Psy will possibly follow up what was likely the most famous song in the world back in 2012. After playing a massive, sold out concert in Seoul this evening, he released the video on YouTube. Here it is.

Listen to Psy’s New Single “Gentleman”: Viral or Non-Contagious?

After several weeks of eager anticipation in the K-Pop world, Psy’s new single “Gentleman” has made its way into the net. Is it as catchy as “Gangnam Style”? Will lightning strike twice? Have  a listen and be the judge.

Shit Koreans Say: All the Korean You’ll Ever Need to Know

Okay, maybe not all, but it’s a good start. It’s been more than a year since J-Reyez and Lydia Paek uploaded Shit Koreans Say. It doesn’t get old because after living in Korea for 3 years, I’ve heard pretty much every phrase a thousand times. It’s a comical crash course in the Korean language.