Kate Corde

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The K-Pop songs you need to hear this month

<i>Whether you’re a serious fan or a curious newcomer, discover a monthly roundup of new releases from South Korea. From K-Pop to hip hop and everything in between, gorge yourself on all that’s new.</i><p>K-Pop has taken a backseat over recent weeks as scandal rocked the South Korean president, Park …

Music

South Korea’s Corruption Culture

Scandals are plentiful in South Korea of late. Earlier in the year, it was Korean Airlines, Hyundai, and Samsung. Last month, Hanjin and Lotte. Now, …

22 Adorable Holiday Gifts For Couples Who Are Obsessed With Disney

Couples around the world have thrown jaw-dropping Disney-themed weddings to celebrate all of the joy Disney brings. So, we've dedicated an entire gift guide to Disney's most iconic characters that couples can't seem to get enough of. Keep reading to see the best holiday gifts you can buy for all …

Anime hit Your Name to get Academy Award-qualifying U.S. theatrical run this year

Move would make <b>Makoto Shinkai’s</b> hit eligible for consideration at February’s <b>Oscar</b> awards, but <b>does it have a chance of winning</b>?<p>The visual and …

Light show turns primeval Kyoto forest, shrine into a kaleidoscope

For a few brief days this summer, a sacred shrine and forest in Kyoto, Japan, became a technicolor dreamscape.<p>The Shimogamo shrine, a World Heritage …

The contrasting beauty of Tokyo captured by Skander Khlif

When you visit Tokyo for the first time, you'll no doubt be struck by the overwhelming contrasting colours that illuminate the world's largest city …

First-Time English Assistant Language Teacher in Japan? Here are 5 Things You Should Know! – Japan Info

More and more people are planning long-term overseas experiences in Japan that involve teaching English as their vehicle. After speaking with a …

This Viral Disney Mash-up Video Will Inspire You to Finish Your Weekend To-Do List

"Close your eyes and jump!"<p>As soon as we heard Dick Van Dyke say those magical <i>Mary Poppins</i> lines in this viral Disney mash-up, followed by the unexpected backbeat of snapping fingers and well, whatever happened next, it was obvious that the last push through our weekend chores just got WAY more fun.<p>…

Mashups

Gyudon (Japanese Simmered Beef and Rice Bowls) Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, <i>gyudon</i>—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that's equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table.<p>Why It Works<p>A balance of sweet and savory …

teamlab stages its largest immersive digital art exhibition in tokyo

<b>teamlab stages its largest immersive digital art exhibition in tokyo</b><p><b>from now until the end of august, japanese collective teamlab presents its</b> …

Art

South Korean Trap Squad The Cohort Drops Followup to “It G Ma” Featuring Keith Ape

South Korean trap squad The Cohort have just announced a new series called <i>The Last Orcas</i>, a summer release installation consisting of both original …

Southern California

15 Animated Classics Disney Wishes They'd Made

by Bob Chipman<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>The Walt Disney Corporation towers so massively in worldwide popular culture that it was already the most powerful …

How CL Takes Fashion’s Toughest Trends to the Streets

Sure, it takes guts to wear a wild outfit on the red carpet, but the true test for fashion daredevils is taking those outlandish wares into the real world. No star is more adept at bringing drama to street style than CL, and over the years her affinity for loud, larger-than-life clothes has made …

Exploring the Last of Japan’s Beautiful Meiji-Era Hotels

Fans of modern Japanese luxury accommodations can thank Emperor Meiji for the experience. In 1868, he decided to westernize Japan, setting up …

Low-cost Japanese inn welcomes foreign guests with hot springs, sake tastings, cosplay backdrops

Soak up some Japanese atmosphere without busting your budget.<p>For travelers, keeping your hotel expenditures in check can often mean losing out on …

Your guide to eating healthy sushi – because in most forms, it’s not that healthy!

But are you willing to swap your white rice for brown rice?<p>Don’t let the fresh ingredients at a sushi restaurant fool you into think it’s a nice, …

What to Do in Seoul, South Korea

Take a tour with Ken Lee of the best food and sites to experience in Seoul, from tasty street food to secret villages and stunning park views.

South Korea

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Tokyo Made Tiny

I was invited to view a 1:1000 scale model of Tokyo today. It felt … liturgical. Like bearing witness to a holy object. It was <i>weird</i> — let’s just say …

Tokyo It-Girl Yoon On Insomniac Skin And The Secret To Unbreakable Blonde

"Even if I don't sleep, I still like to put on my makeup and do my hair."<p>You might not recognize AMBUSH jewelry designer, DJ, and nightlife fixture Yoon (yet), but the Tokyo-based Seattle transplant has plenty of famous fans. When A$AP Rocky wanted a love interest for his L$D video, he chose Yoon. …

Ramyun Blending: The Next-Level Way to Eat Ramyun

Sometimes, the cool fall weather makes me crave hot noodle soup — especially ramyun. During my high school years, ramyun was my all-time favorite …

Bulgogi Alert: Here's How to Cook Korean Barbecue at Home

With a bit of confidence and a little know-how, anyone can make Korean barbecue right at home.<p>“Korean food is coming. It’s picking up and it’s …

Takafumi’s Kyoto

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Takafumi Kawakami</b> spent a brief amount of time in Texas and Arizona before boomeranging back to his native <b>Kyoto</b> determined to follow his family’s tradition of becoming a Zen buddhist. Nowadays, he runs the Zen meditation program at the Shunkoin Temple and serves as a fellow …

Meet the Guy Bringing Experimental Club Music to the Japanese Masses

Shimpei "Melting Bot" Kaiho is a Tokyo-based scene veteran who's made it his life's work to explore the fringes of Western and Japanese underground music.<p>Walk into any Tokyo-based CD megastore (e.g. one of the 45 Tower Records locations, which, believe it or not, still exist in Japan) and make your …

Estranged South Korean director Kim Ki-duk looks to China

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — For the past two decades, South Korean maverick filmmaker Kim Ki-duk's low-budget movies have given him international …

South Korea

Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut's tomb

CAIRO(Reuters) - High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti.<p>If proven, the discovery would be the most significant this …

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …