Travelogue Korea and the Dream of Isolation

Colin Marshall on the television show "Travelogue Korea" and the obsession with "simple" rural life.

The #MeToo-ing of Ko Un, Korea’s Best Hope for a Nobel Prize

Colin Marshall on Korea's #MeToo movement and renowned poet Ko Un.

Simon Winchester’s Korea, 30 Years On: Classic Travelogue or Cultural Offense?

Colin Marshall considers Simon Winchester's" Korea: a Walk Through the Land of Miracles," 30 years after its publication.

Letter from Gangneung, the Real Capital of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Colin Marshall reports from Gangneung, the biggest city in Pyeongchang County, where much of the 2018 Winter Olympics will be held.

French Nobel Laureate J.M.G. Le Clézio’s New Novel of Korea, and the Love of Korea That Inspired It

Colin Marshall considers a new novel by J.M.G. Le Clézio, "Bitna: Under the Sky of Seoul."

How Korea’s Version of TED Talks Aims to Heal Korean Society

Korea's version of Ted Talks is called "Sebashi," and its most popular talks are all about helping Koreans find a better way to live.