Baseball teams organized in 1950 for women was one of the many by-products of the American occupation of Japan.
Coffee has been enjoying a boom in popularity in Japan the past few decades.
Peppers, lettuce and tomatoes share shelves.
Boxes of osechi, while beautiful and tasty, are often extremely pricey.
Photo of dancer Chou Chang-ning of the Cloud Gate Dance Theater performing a piece called "Cursive."
One plan of unifying the two Koreas was to create a railroad which would run between the two countries, hopefully leading later on to better relations. Unfortunately, the railroad is finished to the point that was designated, but not connected as hoped to North Korea.
When roaming the streets in the spirits of Yonkojun, one cannot take on that task alone. Joining groups of your respective major always had an Alpha that points everyone in the right direction of food. Without this person, nothing gets done. Seoul, South Korea.
This is a statue in the Korean War Museum that represents two soldier brothers of different sides of the 38th parallel who are embracing. Seoul, South Korea.
A monument placed outside of the entrance of the Demilitarized Zone main building for visitors. It is a representation of the desire to live together peacefully, despite the torn state of the two Koreas.
This is taken from the Millennium Hall on the Yonsei University campus where most of the classes for the exchange students attend further ahead on the right is the Korean Language Institute where the language classes are held and further beyond is the rest of the city outside the East Gate.
A taste of home for whom exactly? This food court can be a blessing to Americans that may feel quite at home in these places, however, it is these very Koreans who are eating there that feel the same way. Seoul, South Korea.
During the summer program, this area is filled with students between classes and nearby is a cafeteria, at the tables there are usual several trays filled with Korean food.
This monument is found at the Independence Hall of Korea which is dedicated to the men and women dedicated to the freedom of Korea during the Japanese Occupation.
Seoul is one of the most populated cities in the world and is plagued with pollution. This picture shows a small section of Seoul.
There still remain several remnants of Korea's history and culture. Some of these remnants can even be found in the middle of the busy streets. This is one of the city's former gates.
This is a mock wedding staged at the Korean traditional village. Seoul, South Korea.
These are Korean cups made in the Korean traditional village. All of the objects found within the village represent how Koreans used to live in the past. Seoul, South Korea.
Chinatown in Singapore. This was taken a few days before the Chinese New Year in February.
This is a traditional loom located within the Korean folk village. Seoul, South Korea.
The food stands in the streets of Seoul are open sometimes until the late hours. These stands at night are closed up and then carried by their owner on wheels back home.
Monkeys along the roadside at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve in Singapore.
Fish for sale at the Wet Market in Chinatown, Singapore.
Fish heads at the Wet Market in Chinatown, Singapore.
Series of images showing the US involvement in Asia over the first half of the 20th century. In this final section, the US portrayed as Uncle Sam is defeated by the rising sun of Mao Zedong.
Also sometimes called the "Wheel of Transmigration". Ink and color on cloth painting depicting the six possible paths of Buddhist rebirth. Rippling of image shows effects of keeping scrolls rolled up over long periods of time. Said to be from the Tibetan region of China.