Health, Fitness & Beauty

Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim

Korea has a well-known reputation for perpetuating unrealistic body ideals for women - and deservedly so. It has the highest per capita cosmetic surgery...

Yoga: Here to Save the World, or at Least Make a Big Difference in Yours

Somewhere between Woody Harrelson looking for a better sex life, to heroin addicts in Norway using yoga to re-establish a life based on recovery,...

Health Matters: The Importance of Choosing the Right Fertility Specialist

These days, as couples prolong getting married, there's been a noticeable drop in the fertility rate. Most experts say that a woman reaches her...

Korea Laying out Large Welcome Mat for Incoming Medical Tourists

One of the biggest trends in South Korea is the skyrocketing growth and subsequent investment in medical tourism. As more people from around the...

Beautyvelo Spinning: Get Yourself into Great Shape for Spring

 Looking for a great way to get in shape while having fun doing it? How about giving spinning a try? Spinning is a popular...

Eating meat ‘as bad as smoking’

New research has revved up the debate about eating meat, showing that eating animal protein in middle age may be as bad as smoking. The...

Government Report Highlights Sanitary Code Violations by Major Coffee Chains

New data compiled by the the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) highlights violations of sanitary codes by major coffee chains over...

Busan Galmaet Gil Walking Festival 2013 Set for This Weekend

The 5th Gamaet·Gil Walking Festival will take place around Busan from October 4-6, 2013. The event will include coastal and forest walks, as well...

August Dynamic Korean Wave Class: Let’s take up Healthy Skin Care!

The Busan Global Center runs a 'Dynamic Korean Wave Class' once a month for foreign residents in Busan. The class for August will be learning how...

Ultimate Frisbee has Grown into the Biggest Expat League Sport -Registration Now Open for Fall Session

The Ultimate community in Korea is a burgeoning, dynamic group of people. Twice a year, hundreds of expats and Koreans come together to socialize...

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