The Adventures of a Couch Potato in Itaewon

Although I’ve lived here for five years, I hardly ever get around to going to Seoul. Many friends couldn’t believe I’d never even been to Itaewon. Well, this weekend I went with a few co-workers and of course, I brought along my camcorder to share all the hoopla with my faithful readers. Free background music from… Read More

SolBridge Culture Day 2012

On Friday afternoon, SolBridge International School of Business celebrated its annual culture day. Naturally, your intrepid local correspondent was there to capture all the ruckus and excitement. Students wore traditional clothes, performed on stage and invited attendees to sample their local cuisine. In the clip below, you can see some of the colorful outfits worn by… Read More

Hangeul

If you ask anyone what the single greatest innovation to come out of Korea is, you’re likely to hear many responses – hallyu, kimchi, Samsung’s blazingly fast Galaxy Note, “Sandglass”, the towering masterpiece of Korean television drama that transfixed an entire nation back in 1995, or even Kakao Talk, the amazing mobile messenger service I… Read More