Hiking, Korean mythology, and awesome food. Talk about a perfect vacation. If you're planning to visit Jeju Island make sure you read this article first.
In January 2013, Korea Connection was lucky enough to be featured on the Arirang TV program "Semipermanent". It was a great experience. Check out the full episode here!
Hallasan on Jeju-do is Korea's tallest mountain. It's also one of the best hiking adventures you can have here or anywhere else in the world.
Interested in learning Korean? It's a challenge but we can help. Dig into this article for eight super useful, hilarious, and just plain weird examples of Korean slang.
Whoever you are, wherever you're at, life can be experienced as meaningful and loaded with adventure. I'd forgotten that after five years here in Korea. Here's what I did to reconnect with this simple, powerful truth.
I wouldn't call this the definitive guide to the K-pop experience...but it's pretty damn close.
Korea has loads of strange Korean foods to tempt the appetites of adventurous eaters. One of our favorites is pig guts soup. Read on and dig in!
Summer means vacation time and vacation time means trips to the beach. Gwangalli Beach in Busan is a great place to spend a summer's day -- and night! Click through for how to get there and what to do once you've arrived.
Cycling in Korea is a lot of fun, but it can also be pretty dangerous. This article offers tips for staying alive on the road plus a guide to renting a bike on the Han River.
The people and natural beauty of Korea are a major source of creativity. This piece of short fiction was inspired by a scene I observed while walking along a creek bed in Jeollanam-do.
You can't throw a rock without hitting a mountain in Korea. Not that you'd want to throw a rock at a mountain -- that'd be pretty redundant, wouldn't it? What I'm trying to say is, there are a lot of mountains in Korea. Chiaksan is one of our faves.
A short piece of fiction inspired by the natural beauty of late-summer in Korea.