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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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North Korean Defector Discusses the Kim Regime

from the ROK Drop: Here is an interview with a North Korean defectors that has many themes similar to what other North Korean defectors have experienced. I lived in North Korea for the first 15 years of my life, believing Kim Jong-il was a god. I never doubted it because I didn’t know anything else. I could not even imagine life outside of the regime. It was like living in hell. There were constant power outages, so everything was dark. There was no transportation – everyone had to walk everywhere. It was very dirty and no one could eat anything.Read More

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Kimchi Recipe 2

Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish, made ​​with Chinese cabbage and somewhat reminiscent of sauerkraut. There are many ways to make it. This is yet another option.

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2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

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Cherry Blossoms in Pusan

Busan Cherry Blossoms Spring has arrived in Korea! Thank’s to Scott Beckingsale for the photo’s.

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