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9 Different Types of Expats You Will Come Across in Korea

<b>THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO.</b><p><b>Check out or Dom & Hyo compilation below. Features all of our graphics</b> …

10 Things In Korea That I’ll Never, Ever Do

by Mr. Motgol<p><i>I wrote this piece a few years back, and while a few things have changed since then, most have not. As it is currently boshingtang</i> …

Top 10 Newbie Mistakes in Korea

#10 <b>Trusting The Zebra Crossing</b><p>In many of our home countries, the smaller or less secure you are, the more protected you are. Thus pedestrians have …

Footnotes

So, I got the idea that there is no one more qualified than me to make a list of the best Korean pop and other (not traditional) music released in …

The 1988 Olympics and Korean fears of AIDS

<b>The 1988 Seoul Olympics</b><p>Part 1: The Seoul Olympics, 25 years later <br>Part 2: The 1988 Olympics and Korean fears of AIDS <br>Part 3: Americans and bad first …

Books about Korea galore

Anyone looking to do some reading might want to have a look at the Royal Asiatic Society's E-book collection. Up until now it has included every …

Watch The Master John Mack Make An Oboe Reed

I thought I would start off this set of oboe reedmaking videos with the master, John Mack. Need I say more. This is a very rare video of Mr. Mack …

Music Festivals

Is Korea's EFL education failing?

Story by: Elaine Ramirez, Photos by: Romin Lee Johnson<p>Kelly Choi is an 11-year-old entering fourth grade in Seoul’s Gangnam district. She spends some …

Existential depression in gifted individuals

It has been my experience that gifted and talented persons are more likely to experience a type of depression referred to as existential depression. …

Watch the Andrei Lankov lecture on 'The Female Face of North Korean Capitalism'

Anyone who missed Andrei Lankov's RAS lecture titled "The Female Face of North Korean Capitalism" from a few weeks back can watch it here.

'The logic of this story is the logic of a Dream Hub... or a nightmare'

Back in 2008, I posted about the Yongsan Dreamhub. According to the Joongang Ilbo,<p>The project, proposed in 2006, was deemed to be Korea’s largest …

What I Wish I’d Been Made Aware of When My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Autism

<b>Ariane Zurcher</b><br>emmashopebook.com<p><i>We want April -- Autism Acceptance Month -- to matter, to help further acceptance and understanding of autistic</i> …

Adults and Children with Autism tend to be Picky Eaters - Jeannie Davide-Rivera

Many of us with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have difficulty tolerating foods. There are several reasons for this, for our being seen as “picky …

My Ten Most Popular Blog Posts for 2012

This is just a quick list of my top ten blog posts this year. Thank you all for reading! Have a happy and healthy New Year!<p>1. Why you should never …

More foreign teacher survey results

A month ago I linked to the first post in a series about the results of a survey of foreign English teachers in Korea by Christian Thurston. Here are …

1940s newsreels about Korea

I was looking around at archive.org and found some interesting videos taken at the time of Korea's liberation from Japan in 1945 and in the years …

Video of the lecture on World War II POW Camps in Korea

A few weeks ago I posted about a lecture on "The Long-Forgotten World War II Prisoner of War Camps in Korea."<p>A few people have asked when video might …