Tag Archives: Vlog

Why do Korean bank doors open inwards?
itaewon

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…

Uploading Podcasts to iTunes

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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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…

Gangnam Bus Stop

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…

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…

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A scary story

A story about the first time when I was scared. Nearly all the events in the story are true. Download the story. What scared you for the very first time?

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Korean Shooting Game

In South Korea, it’s common to see a wide variety of claw games outside stores. Over the years, I have inserted several bills into them in an attempt to win…

Movie tickets in korea

Movie Tickets in Korea

I recently was asked about when US (blockbuster) films are released in Korea. Most of the time we get them the same day as the US. However, because piracy is…