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Seoul Oddities, Part 3

More theater posters from Korea. This time, it’s Hairspray! Sadly, I can’t look at this poster without picturing John Travolta dressed in drag, sporting fat makeup. Welcome back to the third installment of the ‘Seoul Oddities’ series of blog posts. … Continue reading

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Clubbing In Seoul

I’ve had a chance to visit several clubs in Seoul. Two of them were to celebrate friends’ birthdays. When it comes to clubs, there are good clubs and there are bad clubs. The bad clubs are largely clustered in Itaewon … Continue reading

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Work Hard And Play Hard At SK Planet ADF

As I said in previous posts, I am in South Korea with Haas classmates for three weeks on an international consulting project with SK Planet. Specifically, I’m working with the ADF division, which focuses on developing mobile applications for the … Continue reading

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Korean Food And Drink

When Koreans go to a restaurant, they usually drink beer or soju with their meal. (The first cup is bottoms-up!) Sometimes, they also drink Makgeolli, a milky rice wine that I wrote about in a previous post. More rarely, friends … Continue reading

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Can Man And Car Coexist In Myeongdong?

Every morning, I have to walk through Myeongdong to get to work. This usually involves dodging a few cars. Although Myeongdong is a pedestrian-heavy area, cars have no problem plowing through crowds of people. In Korea, drivers do not yield … Continue reading

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