Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

South Korea

Fried Zucchini (Hobak Gui)

Vegetarian Korean side dish with a spicy kick. more
The A-Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. (Asia Society)
Japan: Voices from the A-Bomb Blast
How are current political tensions in Asia changing Japan’s stance on war? more
North Korean stamp: Let's continuously study and perfect the battle strategy that's right for our country's situation. (PictureLake/iStockPhoto)
North Korea: This Is Not Just About a Test
North and South Korea share sixty years of hostility, warfare, and bloodshed. However, despite that relatively recent history, the people on the Korean peninsula share over a thousand years of a common culture, language, and family ties. more
(Photo by SauceSupreme/Flickr)

Korean Braised Bean Curd

Delicate bean curd braised in slightly spiced soy sauce. more

Kim Chi

A traditional Korean fermented dish made of vegetables with varied seasonings. more

Korean Dumpling Soup

Also called mandoo, this delicious dumpling soup is perfect on a cold, rainy day. more
A performance of the "Farmers Dance" at Korean Folk Village.
Farmer's Dance: A Korean Tradition
The origins of one of Korea's oldest dance forms. more
Contemporary Youth Culture in Korea
A personal essay written by a mother-daughter team on generational differences in Korea. more
The Korean alphabet was invented under King Sejong about 450 years ago. Image: neomistyle/
Korean Language
Korean is among the world's most misunderstood and misrepresented languages--learn more. more
South Korean shoppers buy US beef at a small butchers' shop in Seoul on July 2, 2008 after the government formally lifted an import ban. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
What's the Beef on the South Korean President's Low Approval?
Michael Kulma explains why President Lee's approval rating is down to single digits. more