Although much of old Korea has been lost through war and an insatiable desire to modernize, Andong’s Hahoe village is a time capsule to a distant world.
Politics can be complicated. The situation between North Korea, South Korea and invariably the United States is one of tension and restraint. Here’s how to understand the gist of it in five seconds or less.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.