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On “The Shameful Reality of Tourism in Korea”

Even a year and a half after leaving Korea, there's a soft spot in my heart for the country. I wouldn't say I miss it, but I still see plenty of friends from Korea on Facebook. It's with that background that...
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Coming to Korea: grocery shopping

After five years and 1,300 blog posts, I was a little shocked to realize I hadn't written a single post on grocery shopping in Korea. Let's rectify that now. Author's note: 'Coming to Korea' posts are...

Seoul on a budget: Cheap, cheaper and cheapest

AT first glance, Korea doesn't look to be the cheapest place to travel. As one example, take a walk down Gangnam's main drag and peruse the sky-high prices for clothes (they want how much for a t-shirt?!). Get...

Coming to Korea – 10 mistakes to avoid

AUTHOR'S note: 'Coming to Korea' posts are aimed at  folks still new to Korea. If you've been in Korea for awhile, consider this a review =) COMING to Korea means a new lifestyle - resolved. That lifestyle...