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Audra Connolly and Willow Lyou at JY Hall

Audra Connolly and Willow Lyou at JY Hall

Ask an expat why they haven’t gone home yet, and you’re likely to hear something about “community.” It’s an important word to independent musicians too. Strong bonds form in between open mic nights, coffee shop gigs, small venue lineups and even street corner busking. Audra Connolly moved to Ilsan (Gyeonggi province) to teach English, but...
Is Korea's Coffee Scene on the Verge?

Is Korea’s Coffee Scene on the Verge?

Dunkin Donuts is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year abroad and at home with special deals on donut sets that may be appearing in offices near you. The everyman’s rival brand to Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts trickled into Korea and other parts of Asia after the company went public in 2011. Economic pundits were skeptical the...