Over the weekend, Mikensi and I spent an afternoon at the Seoul Museum of Art. While walking to the subway station, we heard what sounded like a marching band drumline booming around the corner. […]
My journey to Seoul included being robbed, getting an emergency passport, and arriving three days late with fortunate help from the University of Montana School of Journalism. My original travel plans were to fly […]
The first interview of the my story on Korean architecture and typology was with architect Doojin Hwang, the creator of so-called rainbow cake, or mixed use, architecture. Photographer Skylar Rispens and I had to […]
Sometimes things can get a little mixed up in translation. But lucky for us, a group of talented Korean college students are here to help us interview sources who speak little or no English. While […]
From eating kimchi gimbap to watching a man dressed as goku dance down the street, we took full advantage of our work-free day in Hongdae. But there is no such thing as “work-free” — we still did some pre-reporting.
Ryou Don-il, a long-time climber, guidebook author and route developer, took me to Gadeok Island to check out a unique sea cliff sport climbing area tucked away in a stunning setting. It’s close to Busan, […]
I’m flying from Missoula to Seoul today; then by train to Busan. A fresh country awaits, but 12 hours in an airplane gives me ample time to ponder the next couple of weeks in Korea. […]
Monday, May 14th, an early morning mist settles over Seoul Station as pigeons gather for the night’s leftover scraps. The station building seems out of place in this massive Asian city. A closer look at […]