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Walking through Itaewon’s Streets

This week on the Walk and Talk I head to Itaewon. Located adjacent to the Yongsan Garrison, for many years it was a place many went to for late night…

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Uploading Podcasts to iTunes

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about podcasting lately. The most common question seems to be about uploading podcasts to iTunes. The honest answer – there is no way…

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Asia Now: Best beer in Asia?

Aside from coffee, beer is my beverage of choice. CNN released a list of the Best Beer Bars in Asia. Here’s the short of it. What do you think?

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The Ultimate Korean Choco Pie?

If there’s one Korean snack food that is probably more loved than anything else it’s the Choco Pie. Just about everyone in Korea loves this cake covered in chocolate syrup…

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Asia Now: Traveling to North Korea

Thinking about traveling to North Korea? There’s an app for that. ANW host Steve Miller sits down with the man behind the North Korea Travel App.

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Is the Korean government solely to blame for safety?

Many in Korea are criticizing the Korean government over perceived lack of oversight where it comes to public transportation safety. They refer to the tragic Sewol ferry sinking and the…

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New Podcast! Asia Now

As you know, I recently started a new podcast project called Asia News Weekly. Its a 25-30 minute weekly news show. However, one thing I wanted to do was also…

Business Turnover in Korea

Quick Turnover in Korea

Things move at a quick pace in Korea. In fact, a joke among many expats is that your favorite shop can be open one day, gone, the next, and completely…

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Yongjusa on Buddha’s Birthday

This week on the on the Walk and Talk, Jo and I return to one of our favorite places in the Hwaseong area: Yongjusa. What made our visit a little…