A young Korean explains how he became bilingual and bicultural virtually on his own.
An Irishman describes his gradual adjustment to life in Korea in 1987, working in a Korean company and living with a Korean family.
A long-term resident in Korea talks about Confucian deep bows, funerals, dating and marriage customs.
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.