John Bocskay is a freelance writer, blogger, and author of Culture Shock! Korea: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette (2017, Marshall Cavendish). When he’s not planted at his desk, he’s the Director of International Affairs at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea (Busan), where he is planted at a totally different desk.
Originally hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Chris Tharp has called Korea home for over 13 years. He is the author of Dispatches from the Peninsula, The Worst Motorcycle in Laos, as well as the upcoming The Toughest Fight, which he co-wrote with MMA legend Jeff Monson. His articles and rants have appeared in Matador Travel, Haps Magazine, En Route, Monkeygoggles, Travel Junky, Travelers’ Tales, and PIndeldyboz. He lives in Busan with his wife, three dogs, and a whole passel of cats.
Steve K. Feldman has lived in South Korea since 2003. He has written for Haps Magazine, blogged at Sweet Pickles & Corn, directed plays, performed stand-up comedy, and played heavy metal clarinet. He currently serves as English Department Chair and Dean of Academic Affairs at the foreign language program at Bugil Academy in Cheonan.