Features

Festival Bo:m

Now in its 6th consecutive year running, Festival Bo:m is a four-week (3/22-4/18) international event featuring artists of every discipline from around the world. As Korea’s leading festival in contemporary art, the event aims to bring innovative, avant-garde Korean and international art to Seoul, with a focus on discovering new artists. Experimentation and challenge are...
ESL Teacher in Korea

ESL Teacher in Korea

English teachers in Korea are constantly on the search for that perfect, all-in-one website with valuable advice, beautiful lesson plans, and maybe some funny student stories. Jackie Bolen has lived in Korea for 7 years and blogged for 4, and provides a one-stop-shop for all of your ESL needs! Her blog about teaching English at...

Alien’s Day Out

Any dieting restrictions, self-imposed or not, can be a difficult handicap to deal with when living in a foreign country. But Mipa Lee, the woman behind Alien’s Day Out, has tackled life in Korea as a vegan and has the in-depth, informative, and indisputably delicious blog to prove it. She has been blogging for 5...

Marathon Do’s and Don’ts

This post was written by Christopher Lawless, a Suwonite who is taking on a half-marathon this April in Korea. Serious nipple chafe. The smell of burning rubber. The sound of pounding feet, an aching body and taut thighs. No, I’m not behind the scenes of a Rihanna video shoot. Half-marathon time has arrived in Korea!...
Wowsan

Wowsan

Wowsan is a blog that focuses on the contemporary and artistic side of South Korea, making it an online haven for discovering some of the peninsula’s more obscure design, art, fashion and music. Since the site also features engrossing interviews with creative types, we took a leaf out of its book and quizzed Wowsan’s founders...

Something Useful: Smartphone Apps for Seoul and Korea

If you live in Korea (or are travelling the peninsula) then there are some essential apps you will need to make your time here run smoothly*. We’ve linked to the iTunes store for all the apps we have chosen, most seem to be multi-platform, though, and will work on your HTC, Samsung, etc. *Unless you...

Lauren Kilberg is making her mark on the blogosphere, as the owner of a 5-year-old destination and design blog, Double Takes, and a newer blog My Years of Living on the Floor (2-years-old, which is approximately 36 in blog years) solely dedicated to her explorations in Korea, and sleeping without a bed frame. She is...

MEAGAN.IN

Meagan Mastriani’s blog—MEAGAN.IN—is simple yet informative, filled with her own gorgeous photography and unique insights into some of Korea’s hidden treasures. Having been in the land of kimchi for 18 months now, Meagan and her blog have transitioned out of the culture shock and the “newness” phase and into a true source for those seeking...