Korea Burn 2014: Burning Man Culture Takes Root in South Korea

Special thanks to Michael O’Dwyer for his photography contributions.  Please click here to view the rest of his photos from Korea Burn. For previous accounts of Korea Burn, please click the below links. An Account of Korea Burn 2012 An Account of Korea Burn 2013   Korea Burn 2014 Korea Burn 2014 was a success. …

Nanta: The Live Show you Must See if you Live in Korea.

If you’re a fan of dancing, food being chopped really quickly, and physical comedy then a Nanta show is the one for you. This is a uniquely Korean show, which has been running for almost twenty years all around the world. It’s already been seen by over 9 million people in over 50 countries so…

A Look Back at Seoul’s Best Halloween Costumes in 2013

Whether people attended Zombie Walk, The Incheon Party Boat Cruise with GTR (Good Times Korea), or the best monthly expat party in Seoul (Seoul Shindig), Satan’s birthday Halloween in Seoul never disappoints.  Thanks to everyone for creating awesome Halloween costumes and memories in 2013.  If you saw or have pictures of other costumes that should be included,…

Seoul Zombie Walk 2013: The Undead Walk in a Big Circle

Across the world, cities host Zombie Walks where people dress up like zombies and . . . walk.  If you don’t understand why this concept is appealing, imagine that you are driving your car down the street and you stop at a red light.  As you wait, you do a double-take as you witness a…

Korea Burn 2013: One Step Forward, But One Foot Stuck in the Mud

Korea Burn 2013 was a disappointment this year.  With that said, it was still my favorite event of this year.  The problem for me was that 2012’s version of Korea Burn set the standards ridiculously high.  After experiencing such a wonderful event last year, I was foolish enough to think last year was the norm…

South Korea’s Day in the Sun: Mudfest 2013

South Korea’s biggest international event, Mudfest, recently took place in the small coastal city of Boryeong.  Despite South Korea being consistently pummeled by rain during a true-to-form monsoon season, the sun managed to breakthrough and find South Korea on the one day when everyone decided to go to the beach – yes!!! I’ve been to…

11 Reasons to go to Boryeong Mudfest in 2013

The time of the year is upon us again when all the English teachers from the four corners of the Korean Peninsula converge on Daecheon Beach for their annual Spring Break the Boryeong Mud Festival. Boryeong Mudfest attracts over 2 million visitors and is the foremost mud party in the eastern hemisphere – even your…

Nightclub Light Trails in Seoul w/ Silk/Juice

Some people have recently asked me to write a brief post about light trails.  I don’t shoot a lot of club photography, but I’ll be happy to share what I have learned with you. I’ve been fortunate to be have Silk/Juice allow me to take pictures of their parties.  If you don’t know Silk/Juice, check…

So This is a Crack House

Silk/Juice, Crackhouse, and Cakeshop:  could we possibly combine three stranger names into one event?  Yet, on May 10th, Silk/Juice joined forces with Cakeshop in Itaewon to bring yet another memorable night of electronic jams.  This was my first time at Cakeshop – a cool place.  It’s small, uniquely lit, has awesome bartenders, and most importantly,…