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Where to go: Boan Yeogwan

Where to go: Boan Yeogwan

There aren’t many places that hold innocent history within its walls. But right in the heart of Seoul, in Tong-uidong, Boan Yeogwan(Inn) has for 80 years carried that kind of historical significance. In 1936, Korean poet Seo Jeong-ju frequented this inn where he met with friends such as Kim Dong-ri and Kim Dal-jin (also poets) […]

Kuciia Diamant and the South Korean Drag Community

Kuciia Diamant and the South Korean Drag Community

The drag queen community in South Korea is growing and consists of both Koreans and foreigners. By definition, a drag queen is a male who dresses in exaggerated feminine attire (drag) and acts with exaggerated femininity often as entertainment. Drag queens tend to have extravagant characteristics and bold features created by heavy makeup. I interviewed […]

The Dark Side of the Korean Education System and New Purposes for the Future

The Dark Side of the Korean Education System and New Purposes for the Future

Suneung, the most important test of your life The Korean school system is based on six years of elementary school (age 6-12), three years of junior high school (age 12-15) and three years of senior high school (15-18). What comes next is apparently the most important stage in life: the University entrance exam. South Korea […]

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2017 F/W

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2017 F/W

2017 F/W: Day 1&2 As some of you may know, Seoul is one of the leading cities for fashion. Seoul fashion week (SFW) 2017 F/W brought some everyday looks as well as some extraordinary looks. SFW was held at Dongdaemun design plaza, which is one of the newest and most iconic landmarks in the Korean […]

Chinese woman lives to 119

Chinese woman lives to 119

Luo Miechang, a woman from Du’an County in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has lived for an amazing 119 years. Born in 1898, the centenarian gave birth to nine children, eight of who are still alive today. There are now more than 150 people and five generations in her family. Indulging her love for […]

Snowfall, freezing weather claim over 100 lives in Afghanistan

Snowfall, freezing weather claim over 100 lives in Afghanistan

An Afghan vendor waits for costumers after a heavy snow in eastern Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Feb. 6, 2017. At least 100 people have lost their lives and more than 50 others sustained injuries due to snowfall and freezing weather over the past few days across Afghanistan, local media reported. (Xinhua/Sayed Mominzadah)

‘HipHoper’ Street Fashion Photo Exhibition

‘HipHoper’ Street Fashion Photo Exhibition

If you are interested in street fashion, then you should definitely visit the upcoming event that is held in Seoul from the 26th to the 30th of December. Online Shop ‘HipHoper’ Street fashion photo exhibition opens! Online Street Editing Shop ‘HipHoper’ will hold a photo exhibition ‘People I met in the street’. This year’s street […]

“USA Broke Every Treaty,” Native American elder calls out to the world

“USA Broke Every Treaty,” Native American elder calls out to the world

Suk Hee Yoon – Correspondent, The AsiaN I spent eight days at Oceti Sakowin, the main camp against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The camp was freezing at night, hot and windy by day. There were shared prayers, communion, and volunteer work. The most striking thing about the Lakota people’s stand against the pipeline […]

Standing with the Standing Rock Reservation

Standing with the Standing Rock Reservation

(Yoon Seok-Hee) Today, over 400 clergies from over 20 different denominations have gathered together to stand with the Standing Rock Reservation’s struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The clergy recognized that the conquest of America was only possible because organized religion sanctioned the massacre and historical erasure of Native Americans. The clergy stood in […]

Moms and Dads Sports Day marked in China

Moms and Dads Sports Day marked in China

Children take part in a race during the Moms and Dads Sports Day at a kindergarten in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Nov. 2, 2016.  (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (wx)

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