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The TARDIS spotted in Seoul.

More than 1000 fans in Seoul will now have the chance to attend a fan event and watch the first episode of the latest season of Doctor Who, in a new venue for the World Tour’s South Korean leg.

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Amusing Meme: Kim Jung Un Bunny

Amusing meme from the interwebtubes. “If you crush a marshmallow bunny it looks like Kim Jung Un.

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LTG: About Last Night

We all have both unique and shared (and uniquely shared) experiences living in Korea. So, I had my typical Friday night of darts at Dolce Vita although somewhat atypically I managed a first place finish.  My nephew Justin came by the bar for a couple of beers and then we headed out to the samgyapsal joint I favor. As is our normal practice the conversation soon turned to politics. And when I start getting wound up my voice gets somewhat intense.  Not shouting really, just kind of aggressive.  I was in this mode when the waitress came to our tableRead More

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ROKDrop Picture of the Day: Construction of Tallest Building In South Korea Completed

More about goings on in Korea can be read about at the ROKDrop.com. The Northeast Asia Trade Tower or NEATT (Korean: 동북아무역타워) is a skyscraper in Songdo International City, the world’s most expensive private real estate project in Incheon Free Economic Zone, South Korea. The 305m (1001 foot) building is currently South Korea’s tallest, and has 68 floors. It surpassed the previous record-holder, Samsung Tower Palace 3 – Tower G in Seoul, when it topped-out in 2009.

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Your Engrish is really bad!

Living in Asia, the western English speaker often comes across glaringly odd examples of bizarre English usage. It is referred to as “Engrish” or more specific to Korea, “Konglish.”

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Pictures of Thailand

Although this blog is mostly dedicated to Korea, there are many interesting destinations in the neighborhood. Plus, these are some great photos from our friend Brick in Thailand. Enjoy.

Photo credits: Brick. Visit our friend Brick on instagram to see more.

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This Korean Policeman Takes His Job Way Too Seriously

Footage has emerged taken via dash cam of a Seoul police officer showing absolute dedication to his job …… getting dragged 200m by a motorbike trying to flee from a ticket infringement.

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ROKDrop Picture of the Day: Angry Onions

Farmers dump onions on a square in front of the South Jeolla Provincial Government building in Muan, southwestern South Korea, on June 19, 2014, in protest of the plunge in the local onion prices.

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South Korea Troops Surround Soldier Who Killed Five Comrades

Late on Saturday night, the soldier threw a grenade and opened fire, killing five members of his unit and wounding seven others, at an outpost in the base at Goseong county, a mountainous region that borders the North on the eastern coast of the peninsula.

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The Korean Pizza Wars Have Begun, They Have

Pizza isn’t Korean food per se, but the Koreans have certainly put their own spin on it.

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Uijeongbu Walk About

Uijeongbu Walk About

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North Korea Official Makes Threat Over Construction of Panmunjom Watchtower

North Korea Official Makes Threat Over Construction of Panmunjom Watchtower

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South Korea Introduces Women Only Parking Spaces

South Korea introduces women-only parking spaces

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Street Bikers United Korea – Long Haul Poker Run

Street Bikers United Korea – Long Haul Poker Run

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How To Read Your Korean Electric Bill

How To Read Your Korean Electric Bill

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The Dear Leaders Finest Beer

Taedonggang Beer is a brand of North Korean beer brewed by the state-owned Taedonggang Brewing Company based in the country’s capital, Pyongyang. It is named after the Taedong River, which runs through the center of Pyongyang. In 2000, the North Korean government bought a complete brewery from the defunct British brewery, Ushers of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England for £1.5M via broker Uwe Oehms. There were, of course, concerns the equipment could be used for chemical weapons production but the North Koreans promised to only use said equipment for its intended purpose. Everyone knows the regime often breaks their promises, however, thanksRead More

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Why Emma Stone Loves Korean Food

Why Emma Stone Loves Korean Food

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UPDATE: South Korean Ferry Disaster

Emergency workers at the scene of a capsized ferry were finding bodies but not survivors Friday morning in an increasingly grim operation marred by confusion and complicated by strong currents.

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BREAKING NEWS: Korean Ferry Sinking

(Reuters) – All 338 high school students and teachers on board a South Korean passenger ferry that was reported to be sinking on Wednesday have been rescued, a school official told Reuters. The ferry, identified as the Sewol, was carrying about 470 passengers, including the students and teachers, en route to Jeju island, about 100 km (60 miles) south of the Korean peninsula. It sent a distress signal after it began to list badly.

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Kimchi Soup

Post by Joe Wabe.

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