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As community blogger Clinton Stamatovich closes out his year teaching English in South Korea, he shares the story of celebrating Seollal — the Lunar New Year — with friends.


Posted on April 15, 2015 at 4:22 p.m.
Wedding Living in Korea 3

Community blogger Clinton Stamatovich attended a South Korean friend’s wedding, which provided a glimpse into a culture where love, dating, marriage and tradition play different parts than they do in the United States.


Posted on Jan. 15, 2015 at 2:36 p.m.
Christmas

As it is in the U.S., Christmas is a pretty big production in South Korea. Community blogger Clinton Stamatovich, who is teaching English in the country, shared his stories about what it’s like to celebrate the holidays in a different culture.


Posted on Dec. 31, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.
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Posted on Dec. 11, 2014 at 1:13 p.m.

Community blogger Clinton Stamatovich recently competed in a contest that challenged participants to create a film in just 48 hours. Though it was tiring and frustrating, it was a lesson in multitasking and perseverance, he said.

Posted on Nov. 29, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.

As part of our 30 Days of Thanks project, community blogger Clinton Stamatovich shared a story about what he’s truly thankful for, including strong relationships with family and friends.

Posted on Oct. 30, 2014 at 1:42 p.m.

Community blogger Clinton Stamatovich, who is living in South Korea, attended several films at the Busan International Film Festival. Read on for reviews of a few of the movies, as well as a brief look into Korea’s blossoming film industry.

Posted on Oct. 28, 2014 at 1:54 p.m.

Even though he only had a week to experience the region, community blogger Clinton Stamatovich was able to pack his visit to Hong Kong with culture, food and sight-seeing. Read on to hear about his journey. 

Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 12:08 p.m.

For community blogger Clinton Stamatovich, who is teaching English in South Korea, a trip to the city of Gwangju was marked by a visit to a memorial commemorating a political uprising, a punk rock show with friends and a night out on the town.

Posted on Aug. 13, 2014 at 1:50 p.m.

Community blogger Clinton Stamatovich writes about the history of art in Korea, as well as art forms that are popular in South Korea today.

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:10 p.m.

One of Busan’s attractions is a huge shopping area that brings fancy department stores, fish markets and old-fashioned street vendors together, along with countless customers. Blogger Clinton Stamatovich, who is living in South Korea, shared his story about it. 

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 1:43 p.m.

In the middle of a South Korean forest, there’s an abandoned psychiatric hospital that’s rumored to be haunted. Blogger Clinton Stamatovich snuck in, wandered through the building’s halls and shared his story.

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.

In South Korea, a thriving culture has formed around comic books called manhwa. Blogger Clinton Stamatovich attended an event celebrating the art form – here’s what he learned. 

Posted on May 23, 2014 at 6:15 a.m.

Clint Stamatovich, who’s teaching English in South Korea for a year, helped friends film an interview featuring a food fight in an abandoned amusement park called Gaya Land.

Clint Stamatovich
Clinton Stamatovich
Clinton Stamatovich, born in Bristol, Indiana, graduated with a degree in journalism from IUSB in May, 2012. He teaches English in Busan, South Korea and is a freelance writer, contributing to ARC (arc.pm) monthly. He has experimented with and enjoys poetry, essay, profile, fiction, short story, and recently a travel log of articles after a three month journey across Southeast Asia. He will be living and teaching in Korea for one year.


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Gojura Beach

Posted on May 21, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.