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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!
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.
Everyday Adventures: Three Ideas for Keeping Life Fresh, Engaging, and Joyful

Everyday Adventures: Three Ideas for Keeping Life Fresh, Engaging, and Joyful

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.
The K-Pop Experience in Two Memes

The K-Pop Experience in Two Memes

I wouldn't call this the definitive guide to the K-pop experience...but it's pretty damn close.
Still Life with Nude

Still Life with Nude

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.
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!
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.
Dancing in the Dark: An Evening in Hongdae

Dancing in the Dark: An Evening in Hongdae

Saturday night + Hongdae = I don't remember enough to write a blog post about it. Well, for most folks. But we're bookworms here at Korea Connection. Nerds! That said, we did get pretty CRUNK last night. I think we were out till almost 2AM!? All the wild details inside!
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.
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.