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Strange Korean Foods: Pig Guts Soup

Strange Korean Foods: Pig Guts Soup

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!
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.
Buddhism in Korea: Don't Know Mind

Buddhism in Korea: Don’t Know Mind

Buddhism has a 1,500 year history in Korea. It may not survive the next 100.
Korean Soju 101: How to Drink Like a Korean

Korean Soju 101: How to Drink Like a Korean

If you're a foreigner living in Korea you're no stranger to confusion. Korean culture can be an inscrutable beast. Even going out for a drink (which you'll do a lot in Korea) seems to require a PhD in strange social conventions. But don't worry, this article has you covered.
13 Tips for Becoming a Better Reader

13 Tips for Becoming a Better Reader

Lots of folks I know tell me they wish they were better readers. No easy task in this era of Facebook and Twitter. But it is possible. If you'd like to become a better reader, this article can help.
Korean Noodles: Naeng Myun

Korean Noodles: Naeng Myun

One of the best ways to survive the Korean summer is also one of the country's tastiest dishes.
Restaurant Review: Samarkand at Ansan Station

Restaurant Review: Samarkand at Ansan Station

What's the connection between Korea and Uzbekistan? The answer might surprise you. Plus, directions to one of the best restaurants in Ansan's Asia Town.