One of the founders of 10 Magazine, Steve arrived in Korea in 1995. He completed the Korean language program from both Seoul National University in 1998, then became the first Westerner to get a Masters in Teaching Korean as a Second Language from Yonsei University. The author Survival Korean and Survival Korean: Basic Grammar Skills, you can keep up with him at facebook.com/koreanteacher
Jane is a writer and traveler from Brisbane, Australia currently living in Seoul. She has a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Journalism, to follow her adventures find her on instagram @jane_mhny
Julie is a current university student in the USA and is spending her semester abroad in Seoul. Studying for a BA in international management, she loves to travel and learn about new cultures. She also loves to dance, play music, and eat delicious food.
Anjee DiSanto is a 7-year resident of Jeonju. She has traveled and photographed actively both around the peninsula and internationally, in more than 35 countries.
Wandering wondering Mancunian Thai-influenced foodbot. Available for birthday parties and bar mitzvahs. Also offers roofing. Check out Charlie's website about Chiang Mai HERE!
I'm Alice, an English teacher and blogger hailing from New Zealand, now living in Busan, South Korea, originally from England. My passion in life is travelling and experiencing other cultures, and I intend to live in as many different countries as I can! There is something special about experiencing everyday life in another country. I love reading, cats and watching movies and TV. I also study Korean, and one day hope to say I can speak Korean well! One of the things I enjoy most is making new friends from all over the globe. Read more from Kiwi in Korea and follow Kiwi in Korea on Facebook.
Andy is a student at Barnard College studying philosophy. As a Korean-American, she is equally as passionate about Asian diaspora as she is about ddukbokki. You can follow her on instagram @gyo_po.
Argus Paul is an emerging photographer based in Seoul, South Korea. As a Korean-American, he is deeply interested in Korean identity and the forces that drive it. When not investigating Korean culture, he shoots personal documentaries.
Charles Montgomery, was born in the US and teaches in the English Interpretation and Translation Division of Dongguk University in Seoul. Obviously, he is interested in Korean literature, which he reads in English, as his Korean is poor.^^ Charles has worked with LTI Korea on various projects, and received an Honorary Citizenship of Seoul for his work in Korean literature in translation. He can be reached at [email protected] Read more from Charles on his Ktlit website!
My name is Gabriela Bernal, I am nineteen years old and very interested in international relations, politics, and Korean affairs. I will be graduating in the summer with a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in history and will be moving to Paris in the Fall to study human rights. I love traveling and learning about new cultures. I speak five languages and am currently learning Korean and Arabic in my free time. Besides learning languages, I like to read books on politics and history, watch debates, interact with people from other countries, and play tennis. In the future, I hope to pursue a career in human rights or in the international conflict resolution field.
A Filipino writer and editor who's loving (and trying to survive) her first winter in Seoul :P
HaRam is a recent college graduate with a great love for the arts. She hopes to further her studies and see more of the world --
Jeeeun Lee (Jane) is high on life.
Katie is a writer, dancer and current kindergarten teacher with a love for strong coffee and an aversion to social media. You can find her with her nose in a book, upside-down on her yoga mat, or exploring the nooks and crannies of her new home in Busan.
Katrin Marquez, a Miami native and recent Amherst College graduate, came to Korea as a Fulbright Korea Grantee in July 0f 2014. When she is not trying to decipher the Konglish ramblings of her middle school students, Katrin spends her free time enjoying Gwangju's culture, history and food as well as writing, tutoring North Korean defectors and over-analyzing K-pop culture. You can follow Katrin at Twitter @KatrinMarquez.
Lauren Place is a student in Comparative Literature and Statistics at Northwestern University in the U.S. Living in Seoul for language studies, she has developed a penchant for green tea flavored sweets and nangmyeon noodles.
Jin A lived in the United States for eight years and has recently moved to Seoul. She loves Korean art and literature, and is a huge fan of Hanhwa Eagles. Follow @jinaleeyah on twitter to read more from her!
My name is Tebogo Leshabane, I was born in South Africa and am currently living in South Korea teaching English. I would describe myself as a gregarious and outgoing individual. My interests spread across a wide range of subjects from Sports, Languages, Music, Philosophy and many more. I am simply an individual with something to say which will hopefully resonate with someone in the universe.
Michael Berry’s musical odyssey has taken him from the dizzy heights of Canadian independent radio and print media to the disparate nooks and crannies of the Korean musical realm.
Nnehkai is a graduate of the Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas. She splits her time between watching videos of cute animals and reading news from around the world. Her life motto is "The more you know the more you know."
Younha recently graduated from university in the US studying architecture and visual arts. She also loves sushi, photography, and caramel lattes. She is enthusiastically looking for ways to expand her design skills and travel the world.