Are Koreans obsessed with poop? Maybe not. But certainly, the matter, ahem, comes up often enough that one has to wonder: What’s up with all these references to poop and the blasé attitude?
After reading a novel about the 1980 Gwangju Democratization Movement, the writer sets off to the city where it all unfolded in order to discover the event's meaning for himself.
For decades, the pojangmacha was a fixture of South Korean nightlife. The old and young drank soju and chatted in these often tiny, cramped tents. Most of these street tents have disappeared, now to a cultural relic and tool of nostalgic indulgence. But some tents still remain; here are the voices of those inside.
This month marks 70 years of 4.3, one of the worst cases of violence perpetrated by the South Korean state against its own citizens. A different sort of tour shows Jeju beyond the teddy bears and postcard beaches.
Split by the two global superpowers after WW2, South and North Korea are still technically at war. But two countries have much more complex relations than being enemies.
Welcome to Seongwoo Barbershop, one of South Korea's oldest barbershops and a fascinating glimpse into a forgotten era within a rapidly changing country.
At first glance, China, Japan and South Korea seem to have a lot in common. But why do they dislike each other, especially Japan?
When you think of 'traditional Korean palace,' you won't think of this white building. The Grand Conservatory has a complex past, now open to the public.