A cold soup serves as a cultural tie between North and South Korea.
Skiing in China is potentially life threatening, but Muju, Korea, couldn't be more different: courteous customers, organized chairlifts, staff who bow at the waist.
Some 80 percent of Korea's high school students go on to further education. And to ensure students have the best chance, one day every year Korea changes its plane schedules, redirects traffic, and holds its breath.
A Japanese defense report released today reiterates the country's claims to a small chain of islands that South Korea also claims as its own.