The Three Wise Monkeys

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The Three Wise Monkeys
The Three Wise Monkeys offers inside-out reportage, interviews, travel stories, social commentary, student writing, videos and everything else we can frame into it that is provocative, smart, entertaining and takes on life from the Korean Peninsula and beyond.
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  • Back in the USSA 2 months ago By Lee Scott It had been six years since I returned to my friends and family back in Oklahoma.  When I first left my home state in 2002, it was necessary to fly from Oklahoma City to Chicago or Minneapolis and then to Tokyo and on to Beijing, or Incheon or wherever.  I made that [...]
  • Spreading Savoir-Faire: the Rise of French Restaurants in Korea Since 2000 2 months ago By Hal Swindall On the face of it, few countries could be more dissimilar than Korea and France.  The former was historically known as “the Hermit Kingdom,” while the latter has long sought to be as cosmopolitan as possible, albeit putting its own culture first.  Paris has striven for...
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08:45 AM October 18, 2012

An interesting read that addresses issues related to Korea that many other blogs do not. Those that do cover similar material do not do so as eloquently as the three wise monkeys. It is clearly written and organised thus making it an enjoyable and relevant read to Expats in Korea such as myself.

01:33 AM December 09, 2012

3WM delivers diverse analysis of all that is going on in Korea and other locales in Asia. I don't know where else you'll see Lankov alongside a piece of Korean student writing. They do what most other publications balk at or pass on. I just wish they published more often.

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