Here's another video of old downtown Daejeon, shot during the hottest summer on record. An LED neon roof is being constructed down the main shopping drag, so walkways were even more congested than usual. Be sure to watch in HD! http://youtu.be/kod47Q-eIXg Free background music from JewelBeat.com "Taso's Hasapiko" by Raya Brass Band

The Daejeon Orphanage

Ever since my first trip to Vietnam, I'd been thinking of doing some type of community service. So when Joseph Chon, the director of the SolGeo Dormitory, asked if I'd like to lead a group of student volunteers at the Daejeon orphanage, I jumped at the opportunity. http://youtu.be/ESs985gPkMQ Free background music from JewelBeat.com

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... Continue Reading →

Buy Korean? No Way!

When I moved to Korea five years ago, I was impressed not only with how convenient everything was, I was also struck by how inexpensive everything - from food to transportation to medical expenses and the postal service were. What I didn’t realize at the time was that the cost of living in Busan is... Continue Reading →

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