Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Drinking in Korea (some Sobering Statistics).

Three o'clock one Wednesday morning I was wandering through Seoul's recently pronounced "HBC Art village" (formerly unknown "Haebangchon foreign ghetto") when a familiar voice...

Happy Seollal

                      One of the many cool things about living in Korea, where nothing ever stops (there are other cities that claim to ‘never sleep’, but...

Korea: Where Everything is Famous

As is well known by everyone everywhere, everything in Korea is famous. Some non-Koreans, upon first arriving can be overwhelmed by it all, even...

Merry Christmas!

A couple of weeks ago billions of people around the world celebrated having a day off, in honour of the birth of Jesus Christ....

Shit, this guy is too funny… Here’s what the North Koreans...

  A friend gave me a hand to translate the hilarious new North Korean "documentary" featured here.  Best to watch the video while reading this. It's......

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