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.

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.

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

Posted on June 19, 2016 at 12:00 a.m.

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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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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
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Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
Lantern Festival in Jinju

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:10 p.m.