The Seoul It Up PodCast

The Seoul It Up PodCast

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TBS eFM: Plastic Surgery In Korea

It's no secret that plastic surgery is becoming increasingly popular here in South Korea, but a story earlier this year brought the topic back into the headlines. Owners of a plastic surgery clinic in Gangnam have been fined 3 million won and faced up to two years in prison for using chin bone fragments from around 1,000 patients to fill two large ...

August 23, 2014 | 8 min

TBS eFM: New Gangnam Tourist Trolley

August 12, 2014 | 7 min

TBS eFM: McDonald's Korean Controversy

What started off as a dispute over how long customers were allowed to stay in a NYC McDonald's has turned into a much larger dispute involving Korean community leaders and elected officials. The incident began when many older Koreans had been spending multiple hours, perhaps even the whole day, at the McDonald's while ordering only a coffee or simi...

July 14, 2014 | 16 min

#36 TBS eFM: Skinny Jeans Health Issues

Men and women here in Korea put a lot of effort into how they look, but are they always aware of the price they might be paying for fashion? A new study has linked wearing skinny jeans with the increasing number of Korean women suffering from varicose veins. I spoke with women here in Korea about whether or not the new study would change their fash...

April 4, 2014 | 7 min

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