The Celluloid Traveler: In Search of The Host on the Han River

The Han River splits the city of Seoul neatly in two. North of the river lies the city’s past: huge, stately palaces; winding neighborhoods full of handsome hanok (traditional Korean houses); and monolithic gates that […]

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on Jan, 24 · in Uncategorized
The Celluloid Traveler: The Secret Sunshine of Miryang

The Celluloid Traveler: The Secret Sunshine of Miryang

For most visitors to Korea, Miryang is just another stop on the train line between Seoul and Busan. It also happens to be the setting for Secret Sunshine, Chang-Dong Lee’s devastating 2007 film about grief […]

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on Jul, 29 · in Uncategorized
The Celluloid Traveler: Shimonoseki and Hoichi the Earless

The Celluloid Traveler: Shimonoseki and Hoichi the Earless

Shimonoseki is not the first place most people visit in Japan. Nor, truth be told, is it the 5th or 6th, or even 10th. A slim city that hugs the rocks of the southern tip […]

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on Apr, 22 · in Uncategorized
The Celluloid Traveler: Miyamoto Musashi and Ganryu Island

The Celluloid Traveler: Miyamoto Musashi and Ganryu Island

There are many reasons to travel: to get away from day to day reality, to explore new places and meet new people, to be taken to another time and place. Perhaps not so strangely, these […]

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on Mar, 05 · in Features

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