Chris Backe

Chris Backe blogs about travel and life in South Korea. Since arriving in March 2008, he has made it a point to visit one new destination, event, or performance every week. That journey has taken him across South Korea, from the biggest cities to the smallest neighborhoods. Chris also blogs about life in Korea, helping to make life easier for tourists and expats in the country. When not writing, he enjoys singing, swing dancing, and photography.

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Destination: Wonjong Jangneung (Gimpo, Gyeonggi-do)

LIKE the other Joseon Dynasty tombs in and around Seoul, Wonjong Jangneung (김포 장릉) honors the royalty in a way that UNESCO considers a World Heritage Site. As usual, there’s more...

Konglish? Yep, still here in 2013

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Review: Joseon Dynasty “erotic” art exhibit (SFW)

Promoted in both the Korea Herald and Joongang Daily, this exhibit of Joseon Dynasty genre paintings is the first public exhibition of several dozen 19th century paintings. With the headlines...