Korea, Hacking, and ActiveX

IEFascinating story about Korea’s reliance on the archaic and hackable ActiveX software. Continue reading


Top Korean Fashion Brands (CNN)

FashionKorea’s top 10 fashion brands as reported by CNN.

Easy to Learn Korean 855 – Myeongdong Cosmetic Shops

855 - Myeongdong Cosmetic Shops

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Bingsu gets an upgrade at Seoul hotels

Update 7/13/2013 More great places to try bingsu.

A hot summer day isn’t complete without a bowl of bingsu. And if you’re in Seoul this summer, you really should try it at one of these hotels. Bingsu is a Korean dessert made with a foundation of shaved ice and topped with: condensed milk, sweetened red beans, fruit, ice cream, corn flakes, green tea powder, flavored syrups, sliced rice cake, and just about anything else you can think of. (Our favorite is still served atop the Hyundai Department Store in Apgujeong-dong.) Continue reading

Errand Service Centers that double as Private Eyes may become legalized

Private-EyePrivate eyes, tattoo artists, and chiropractors are to become legal under the current Prime Minister’s plan. The police have been pushing Korea’s National Assembly for years to legalize these services.
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K-shuttle bus tour service resumes for foreigners

Tour-BusAccording to the Korea Times, the K-shuttle foreigner-only bus tour has resumed it’s seasonal operation. Several routes are available, including a southwest and southeast tour of Korea.
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