Cambodia

Wrestling with Tourism in Angkor Wat

As COVID forces a global shutdown on tourism, locals who rely on the industry face a precarious future

2.6 million. That’s the number of annual foreign visitors to Angkor Wat—the world’s largest temple and...

South Korea

9 Korean Films You Don’t Want to Miss

“Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films."

When he accepted the Golden Globe for his movie Parasite (2019), director Bong Joon-Ho told the...

South Korea

How South Korea is Beating COVID

From mask vending machines to a general culture of responsibility

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the US, it’s easy to forget the virus arrived in...

South Korea

During COVID-19, the World Watches South Korea

For Korean Americans, it’s a bittersweet moment as Seoul succeeds while Washington flounders

In late February, I was at my parents’ house in the Seattle area, when what had...

South Korea

K-pop Music Goes Global

The business of making an idol

As the camera pans across to a boxing-ring-like blue stage, a 35-year-old Korean man wearing a...

India

No Country for Solo Women?

Gender equality in the world of travel has a long way to go

“Is it okay to wear shorts in Calicut?” I recently typed into Google. I was already...