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  • No Min Woo: An ICON
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  • Feel the Thunder
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  • KCON 2016 LA
  • Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn
  • How to make Samgyetang
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What are your favorite things about Korea and Korean culture?You vote. You decide! Online voting for Seoul Journal’s Top 10 Rankings will...

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United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Mark Lippert

Building Lasting Relations When it comes to international relations, Mark Lippert, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, comes with a ...

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YooSeung-Woo

Singing His Heart Out: The Story of a Young Artist YooSeung-Woo is a 19-year-old singer, song-writer and guitarist from Seoul. He has atten...

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West Seoul Lake Park

  After being closed to the public for 50 years, the West Seoul Lake Park, or Seoseoul Lake Park (서서울호수공원), reopened in October of 2009.In ...

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Marvel Concept Artist Andy Park

Bringing Comics to the Big Screen After debuting in the 90’s with his artwork in the best-selling comic book series: Tomb Raider, Excalibur...

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Chef Ryu Brings Hybrid Cuisine to Seoul

A Ryunique Dining Experience Fusing Japanese and French Cuisine With Korean Ingredients Since its opening in 2011, the Seoul restaurant Ryu...

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Trick Eye Museum

  The TrickEye Museum in Hongdae recently had 60% of their artwork revamped and I, along with some friends, was invited out to have some fu...

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Stillness and Sensibility: Bohnchang Koo

Businessman-turned-photographer communicates with his subjects through still-life photography, placing emphasis on sensibility Korean-born ...

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24 Hours in Taean-gun

  Sometimes the hustle and bustle, noise and chaotic surroundings of Seoul can become a bit too much to handle, and a quick getaway becomes...

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Ambassador Oh Joon, South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations

Building a Global Community Ambassador Oh Joon is the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nation...

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Samngyetang

Samgyetang is a chicken soup made with a small, whole chicken and ginseng. It is an iconic summer dish in Korea. People eat this boiling hot...

ENTERTAINMENT

Henry Cho

Clean Comedy: Henry Cho’s Break from the Norm Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Henry Cho began his career in stand-up comedy in 1986, droppi...

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Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn

From DJ to Director Joe Hahn is not only the DJ for band Linkin Park, but also directs music videos and movies. Linkin Park, formed in 19...

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KCON 2016 LA

  Walking into the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, one is immediately met with crowds of people, waiting in line for tick...

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Operation Chromite

  A special screening of the Korean film Operation Chromite, hosted by CJ Entertainment, the Korean Cultural Center, and the American Legi...

FOOD

Royal Cuisine Chef Bok-Ryeo Han

Harmonizing different cultures through Korean royal court cuisine Bok-Ryeo Han promotes popular interest in Chosun dynastic royal cuisine...

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Artist Yun-Woo Choi

Defying Boundaries through Massive Magazine and Newspaper Sculptures Yun-Woo Choi received a BFA and an MFA in sculpture from Hong-Ik Uni...

ENTERTAINMENT

The Soul of K.Will

The Voice That Brings Tears Kim Hyung-Soo, also known as K.Will, is a South Korean ballad singer and Radio DJ on 107.7 SBS Power FM. He mad...

FOOD

Chef Judy Joo

Making Korean Food Simple As the only participant to serve as chef, judge and challenger throughout the Iron Chef series, Judy Joo has mad...

FOOD

Chef Akira Back

From Mountain Terrain to the Culinary Domain Chef Akira Back comes from a background that spans South Korea, Japan and the U.S. and cross...

FOOD

LA: The Birthplace of the Nuevo Taco

  TRADITIONAL taco trucks and roadside pop-ups have a long history in Los Angeles. But the idea of what a taco is has changed dramatically....

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Ballerina Hyo Jung Kang

Graceful Ballerina Hyo-Jung Kang Dances Her Way Across the World and into the Spotlight Hyo-Jung Kang was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. ...

FEATURES

Hines Ward

NFL Analyst & Former Star Receiver Discusses his Korean Heritage Hines Ward is a champion on and off the football field who has come a ...

ENTERTAINMENT

NO MIN WOO

A Musical and Movie ICON No Min-Woo, also known as ICON, has produced an expansive portfolio in both the film and music industries. He has ...

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Classical Pianist Yoonie Han

An endless cycle of practicing, networking, traveling, and concertizing. Not many classical musicians can debut at the age of 13 with an or...

FASHION

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2015

Hera Seoul Fashion Week [SFW] 2015 was held in October 2015. What better place to hold SFW than Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) where thousand...

ENTERTAINMENT

Margaret Cho

Comedic Shock and Awe for Social Awareness Korean-American queen of comedy Margaret Cho unleashed her unique brand of no-holds-barred comed...

FOOD

Ajumama’s Laura Lee

East Meets Midwest: Gourmet Food Truck is a Driving Force in Columbus, Ohio’s Food Scene Laura Lee’s gourmet food truck, called “Ajumama,” ...

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Actor Jin Goo

  Having won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the Grand Bell Awards and Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2009 for his part in Bong Joon-Ho'...

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Monsta X Enjoying Monsta Success

  After many tough performances and auditions through Mnet's survival program “No.MERCY,” the winning contestants formed to create the new ...

FASHION

LIE SANG BONG

Master of Fashion What do Korea’s First Lady, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Rihanna have in common? They have all worn Lie Sang Bong’s designs. O...

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Pop Opera Diva Rose Jang

Crossing Cultural and Artistic Borders Rose Jang is an award-winning New York-based Korean-America pop opera artist, crossing musical genre...

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Author Chung Serang

The Youngest Korean Author to Have Her Novels Translated to Japanese Serang Chung debuted as a writer in 2010 at the age of 26, with her fi...

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KCON 2015 USA

  KCON is the annual K-pop (Korean pop) convention held by CJ E&M, Koreaboo, Mnet Media and Powerhouse Live. This year the event was pr...

FOOD

Guide to Korean Street Food - Part I

Complete Guide to Korean Street Food Korean street food is part of the adventure when traveling in Korea. However, some people are like two...

ENTERTAINMENT

Actor James Kyson

From Heroes to MMA Fighting Voted by TV Guide as one of “Hollywood’s 25 Hottest”, James Kyson is a South Korean born American actor with a ...

FOOD

Chef Corey Lee

Wise Man From the East Becomes Wise Chef of the West Chef Corey Lee, whose Korean name is Dong Min (meaning “Wise Man from the East”), is a...

ENTERTAINMENT

Feel The Thunder

Sang-Hyun Park Talks About Solo Career After MBLAQ Sang-Hyun Park is better known by his stage name Thunder (Cheondung). Born in Busan, he ...

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Iron House

Iron House Taipei’s three-piece indie-rock band Iron House explores a diversity of beats and sounds while preserving a sense of radiant dar...

FOOD

Let's Eat Feet

  Two Popular Korean Dishes that I Personally Enjoy Commonly are Made Up Entirely of Feet. They may not be the first dishes people are dra...

TRAVEL

Gyeongju - Cycling through history

Gyeongju was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla that ruled about two-thirds of the Korean Peninsula between the 7th and 9th ce...

TRAVEL

Yangnyeongsi Herbal Medicine Mkt

  During the Joseon Dynasty some 600 years ago, the medical institution Bojewon was set up in Jegi-dong. ‘Won’ means an inn that was locate...

FOOD

How to Make Galbi

Galbi No visit to Korea is complete without trying Korean barbecue that’s grilled in front of you over an open flame. If you can’t make a t...

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MAMAMOO KPOP hit-song medley

MAMAMOO’s fantastic performance exceeded 170 million likes on Facebook On July 10, MAMAMOO appeared on KBS 2TV ‘You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook"....

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Drinking Survival Rules in Korea

  The basic game plan for any night out among Koreans is to last five rounds which cover five different locations. These rounds often inclu...

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