Colin Marshall reports from Gangneung, the biggest city in Pyeongchang County, where much of the 2018 Winter Olympics will be held.
Colin Marshall considers a new novel by J.M.G. Le Clézio, "Bitna: Under the Sky of Seoul."
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.
Colin Marshall reflects on how Korea's "June Struggle" is depicted in Korean Cinema.
Colin Marshall wonders why Gordon Ramsay has become the spokesperson for Korea's most boring beer.
Colin Marshall considers why Starbucks employees in Korea — and many other people — adopt "English names" in place of their given ones.
The LARB Korea Blog's second year has proven eventful not just within Korea but in the relationship between Korea and the rest of the world.