This is a photo essay of a wintertime trip up the South Korean mountain south of Gyoungju, a place well known for its Buddha statues.
A young Englishman talks about his experience as a Buddhist monk in a Hong Kong monastery and his 1984 visit to monasteries in mainland China.
This is a photo essay of Lin Village, Fujian, China as it was in 1985 under the “responsibility system.”
An American in Korea tells of his long-term experience as an apprentice temple painter.
This is an account of Korean shamanism from the perspective of an anthropologist and long-time observer living in Korea.
A gay Amerasian man, son of a Korean mother and a white American father, talks about his interaction with his Korean relatives and others in Seoul.
The daughter of a Korean mother and an African-American father talks about her experience with discrimination both in South Korea and in the United States, as well as her personal solutions.
Two American women get resettled in Metro Manila after the typhoon called Ondoy and Ketsana.
An American woman describes her experience of the Manila flood of September 26, 2009.
A foreign student describes her 1985 encounters with Han Chinese and Uighurs in Xinjiang Province, including places closed to foreigners.