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While each country had its own distinct culture and customs, I experienced many culture clashes while visiting Asia.
Japan is not the only place with beautiful cherry blossoms – these are the best dates to catch the full blooms in Taiwan, Vietnam, Singapore and more
You don't have to go to Japan for cherry blossoms. Here's where and when to go.
North Korea's threats have taken a decidedly sharper and more ominous tone under Kim Jong Un, the third supreme leader of the hermit kingdom.
One out of every 10 people living in North Korea are forced into slavery, used to prop up the repressive regime and keep its population under tight control. According to the 2018 Global Slavery Index, more than 2.6 million North Koreans are subjected to forced labor and exploitation by the state.
K-Pop's next big thing could be this dancing dog.
People have the wrong idea about the 3 most popular procedures in South Korea, the plastic surgery capital of the world
South Korea has the highest rate of plastic surgeries per capita in the world. The most popular surgeries are skin whitening, nose jobs, and double-eyelid surgery, which many critics have taken to mean that Koreans are trying to look more Caucasian or white. They're wrong. Here's why.
Radio broadcasts along the border of North and South Korea operate as a type of psychological warfare between the two countries.
Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju, just had her status upgraded as North Korea tries to show it has a normal “first couple”
Ri is now the "revered first lady" and no longer a "comrade," a move that indicates North Korea is trying to present itself as a normal country.