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Korea This Week: June 18 – 24

Nuke-free Korea? Korea’s oldest nuclear power plant, the Kori 1 reactor located in the suburbs of Busan, was permanently shut down last Sunday after 40 years...

Korea This Week (June 11 – 17)

I must admit feeling very spoiled reading this recent WSJ piece about the difficulty (read: 'virtual impossibility') of wiring the rural United States for...

Korea This Week (June 4 – June 10)

When I came to Busan in 2000, there were a few small chicken joints in my neighborhood with quirky names like Goopy Chicken, Chicken...

Korea This Week (May 28 – June 3)

  Is K-Pop a genre? With the appearance of the all-American, self-proclaimed “K-Pop” group EXP Edition, the opening of K-pop cram schools in New York, and...

Korea This Week (May 21-27)

Tourism promotion has always been tricky business in Korea. In this writer's humble opinion, one of the main stumbling blocks has been a problem...

Tea For One

Eating lunch alone or having a quiet beer at home on the couch doesn’t strike most Westerners as out of the ordinary; but in...

You Can Choose Your Family, But You Can’t Choose Your Friends

  I was thinking recently about the old saying that you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family and how this commonsense...

Occidental Hero, or, How I Screwed Up and Inspired the Development...

When Typhoon Sanba slammed into Busan in 2012 I had my face pressed to the window of my 10th floor apartment in Haeundae Marine...

George of the Jungle

If you travel around Southeast Asia these days, it’s hard to avoid the souvenir peddlers hawking bootleg copies of famous literary works about whatever country you...

Suki Kim’s Warped Tour

  Book Review Without You There Is No Us, by Suki Kim Suki Kim’s excellent new memoir Without You, There Is No Us: My Year with the...
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