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The Amazing SoMaek Prize

Korea’s default alcohols (beer and soju) are bloody cheap. A bottle of the standard soju (a distilled alcohol, similar to vodka and about 20% ABV) will usually run around W1,500…

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KAM Chats: Coming to Korea

This week on Korea and More Chats, Tom and I are discussing how we came to arrive in Korea to teach English. It’s something I’ve spoken about many times before,…

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Korean Snacks: Doritos BOMB!

It’s Korean snack time again and today we have a unique offering. While the bag says Doritos, it really isn’t the same Doritos you’d find in the US. In Korea,…

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ASIA NOW: China’s LGBT Depression and 3D Printer Saves Life

Today’s Asia Now podcast shares stories from China’s LGBT community and how a 3D printer helped save a life of a Japanese woman. Asia Now is licensed under a Creative…

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Lose weight while walking in Korea!

Last year, Seoul published a study noting that 25% of its residents were obese and vowed to implement changes to improve overall health. It seems that one has now cropped…

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Korean University Lunch: An odd pairing

A pairing I would have never come up with…

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Asia Now: Does Korean culture contribute to more accidents?

In this episode Asia Now asks the question, has Korean culture lead to a series of accidents over the past 20 years, including the Sewol ferry sinking. Asia Now is…

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Chia seeds give me running power!

In which I talk about eating chia seeds… Yes, those chia seeds and how we get them in Korea. You can get tons of health food items shipped to Korea…

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May 16, 2014 – Asia News Weekly

The May 16th edition of the Asia News Weekly Podcast discusses the following stories: •    Thailand Update (0:30) •    China Sea dispute updates (3:42) •    Sewol Ferry (6:47) •    North…