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Sunrise Peak Jeju: Seongsan Ilchulbong

Sunrise Peak Jeju: Seongsan Ilchulbong

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.
Korea Connection on Arirang TV!

Korea Connection on Arirang TV!

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!
Hiking Hallasan: A Walk in the Clouds

Hiking Hallasan: A Walk in the Clouds

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.
Korea's Crazy Eights: Korean Slang

Korea’s Crazy Eights: Korean Slang

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.
Ansan Station: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Ansan Station: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Take a walk on the wild side with this virtual tour of Ansan Station, one of the coolest destinations you can travel to near Seoul. Check it out!
The Song of the Dragonflies

The Song of the Dragonflies

A short piece of fiction inspired by the natural beauty of late-summer in Korea.
Korea's Poop Obsession: Part Deuce

Korea’s Poop Obsession: Part Deuce

The conclusion to our look at Korea's poop obsession. Now with 100% more poop inspired snack bread.
Korea's Poop Obsession: Part One

Korea’s Poop Obsession: Part One

Everyone poops. But only in Korea is this most basic of biological functions a cottage industry. Korea and poop have teamed up to create a strange and hilarious commercial empire. Read about it here!
A Temple By The Sea: Haedong Yonggungsa

A Temple By The Sea: Haedong Yonggungsa

Life in Korea can get pretty hectic. Chill out with this article that will tell you everything you need to know about travelling to Haedong Yonggungsa, one of Korea's most unique temples.
Restaurant Review: Millak Raw Fish Town

Restaurant Review: Millak Raw Fish Town

Did you know there's such a thing as "penis fish"? There is! Wanna know what it tastes like? (Hint: It's not delicious.) Read on for all the slimy details!
Please Look After Mom: A Review

Please Look After Mom: A Review

Kyung-sook Shin's English language debut, "Please Look After Mom", has been a huge success with critics and the public at large. We liked it too.
Amazon Kindle: An On the Road Review

Amazon Kindle: An On the Road Review

Ever been forced to choose between a favorite book and a couple extra pair of underwear? If you're a reader who travels, probably so. Luckily, the days of making those painful choices are over. Why? Click on through to find out.