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Webtoon and comic book artist Yoon Tae-ho can't relax
Apr 21, 2014
Comic book artist Yoon Tae-ho doesn’t have any hobbies. Every hobby he’s ever attempted has just ended up being work. When he bought a bicycle for fun, he ended up cycling over 80 kilometers and consuming half a day every time he got on. When Yoon takes pictures, he snaps around ...

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Juno Hair: the beauty industry's leading salon
Apr 16, 2014
Beauty is one of the most pursued values of the human race, regardless of one's age or ethnicity. In modern times, there is an increased amount of hype around one's personal appearance. With wealth and urbanization, people's desire to look better has gotten more and more intense....

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Charlie, Liz and Seoul's underground
Apr 14, 2014
A pair of Americans has discovered Seoul's subway system. Dongdaemun is their favorite station and they know the related history and the hidden attractions of subway stations across the metropolis. They are Charles Usher and Elizabeth Groeshen. The two recently published “Charlie...

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Everest, Poles, Korea and the world
Apr 10, 2014
There is a young man living in Seoul who climbed Mt. Everest at the age of 19 and who travelled from the North Pole to the South Pole when he was 21. His name is James Hooper, a 27-year-old university student from the U.K. When he was 16, Hooper read an article about the 50th ann...

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Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen brings 'Votex' to K...
Apr 09, 2014
Dance is more than its mere moves for Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen. Dance is his life and he sees unlimited possibility in dance. After all, Saarinen once said, "Dance is my attempt to understand human nature and its multiple manifestations." Saarinen choreograph...

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Life and love as seen through infographics: 'DOM & HYO'
Apr 09, 2014
There is an American man who is very satisfied with his life in Korea. He says that everything is perfect here, except for one thing: a certain chocolate bar that is only sold in his home country. We are talking about Dominic Dinkins, a man who has lived in Korea for nearly five ...

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Kim Yuna, queen of figure skating, sings 'Let it Go' fr...
Apr 08, 2014
Kim Yuna, the beloved figure skating queen, has sung "Let It Go," the theme song from Disney's animated film "Frozen." Kim Yuna dances to her own version of "Let It Go" from the "Frozen" soundtrack. (captured image from the SamsungCEKorea YouTube channel)In a recently release...

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Lunch with Korea.net
Apr 07, 2014
One of our Korea.net readers visited our offices at the National Museum of Korea on March 28. It was Christopher Rucinski, a 26-year-old man from the U.S. The visit came after Korea Clickers, Korea.net's official Facebook page, hosted a special event where we invited one of our r...

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Children's book 'Dust Kid' wins in Bologna
Apr 02, 2014
A girl named Yujin wakes up one cold winter night and looks out the window. She goes to bed again, but then gets up and begins cleaning her room. Then she finds a small “dust kid” sitting on a matchbox under her bed. A picture from “Dust Kid,” a children's book by Joung Yumi...

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American critic creates award for Korean indie films
Mar 26, 2014
Independent directors and actors often produce films just for the sake of making films, because they love films. These movies are often ignored and go unnoticed by the general public. An American film critic who has been writing about Korean films for over ten years has now creat...