Korea: Deaf Dancer

Korea: Deaf Dancer

Joel is always on a mission to discover unsung Deaf individuals from all over the world to meet! Here, Joel is in Seoul, Korea and he came across a dance studio. In this dance studio, we sit with Joel on the floor and watch the performers do what they’re best at… dancing! Afterwards, we have an one

Korea: Jeonju Experience

Korea: Jeonju Experience

Joel explores more of Korea, but hitting the city of Jeonju this time! Jeonju is a city well known for its popular tourist center of historic buildings, Korean food, and more! We learn stories and interesting tidbits of a palace Joel visits with a Deaf tour guide. Afterwards, Joel jumps into a feast

Korea: Salt Farm

Korea: Salt Farm

In this video, we get to visit a farm. But… this isn’t your ordinary farm! This farm produces salt! Yes, the salt that you put in your food! Still on tour in Korea, Joel visits a successful salt farm owned by Deaf individuals. Be amazed and learn new things about how salt is formed and harvested to

Korea: Grape Farm

Korea: Grape Farm

We’re in Jeollabuk-do, Korea! Driving along the mountains, Joel discovers a grape farm owned by a Deaf couple! Of course Joel brought us over to visit them! We get to join in on the action of harvesting grapes and tending to them. In this video, we learn more than just about grapes… we also learn o

Korea: Ancient Home

Korea: Ancient Home

On a continued journey in Korea, Joel gained an opportunity to meet a Deaf man who is the owner of historical property. This area is ancient traditional housing for Korean dynasties. Passed down in the family, this owner became the 26th generation to be given the honor to maintain this area that rep

Korea: Internet Business

Korea: Internet Business

In Hanam, Korea… Joel meets with a Deaf man who was inspired by a mere idea while traveling to come back to start up a new internet business! We learn all about how it happened and see the successes in this video! We get to go inside the warehouse and see all of what he has to offer to sell to the

Korea: Black Noodle

Korea: Black Noodle

Black noodles might sound very foreign to you… but it’s a popular dish in Korea! We visit the town of Gyeongsangbuk-do to try out a successful Deaf restaurateur’s specialty, the black noodles! We start in the kitchen with Pyeong-Ho, the owner, who shows us how cooking the noodles is done… then we j

Korea: Sculpture Garden

Korea: Sculpture Garden

In Chungcheongbuk-do of South Korea, Joel spotted a sculpture garden on a drive. He decided to stop over and check it out! For 41 years, a Deaf man has maintained this garden. We get to meet this man who is the owner, and he guides us around the garden to show us the works of art he made with his o

Korea: Deaf Owned Salon

Korea: Deaf Owned Salon

Joel visits a deaf-owned salon and massage parlor in Seoul with 5 deaf employees. He meets deaf owner Min-Jeong Kang and learns about the process of opening her salon, and talks with some of her employees about working there. Take a tour of this professional salon in a tour of yet another deaf owne

Korea: Korean Folk Village

Korea: Korean Folk Village

Joel visits a Korean folk village, steeped with history and filled with local culture. Joel sees traditional dances, expert tight rope walkers, and get a taste of every day life. Take a ride back in time and experience the beauty and richness of Korean culture in this video.Korea Tourism Organizatio

Korea: Deaf Hanbok Seamstress

Korea: Deaf Hanbok Seamstress

Joel meets Soo-Hee Kim, a Deaf woman who makes high end hanboks, a traditional Korean garment. Worth as much as $4,000 each and worn by celebrities, Kim talks about the challenges of her job and her experience as a seamstress.Korea Tourism Organization: visitkorea.or.kr Asiana Airlines: us.flyasiana

Korea: Making Kimchi

Korea: Making Kimchi

Joel and Deaf Korean Hee-Kyung visit Chongga Kimchi World to try their hand at making the classicKorean dish Kimchi. With over 50 different varieties of Kimchi, it is one of the most diverse and tastydishes in all of Korea. Enjoy seeing Joel learn how to make Kimichi in this video.Korea Tourism Orga

Korea: Deaf Vendors in Insadong

Korea: Deaf Vendors in Insadong

Joel finds his way to Insadong, a traditional street market in Seoul. Joel finds Deaf vendors Jun-Sung Kim, Sook-Kyung Kim, and Byung-Cheol Son. These vendors make their living selling goods and food in a busting market. Visit their moving “shops” as Joel catches up with them and learns about the li

Korea: Deaf Fisherman in Jeju

Korea: Deaf Fisherman in Jeju

Joel meets with Myong-Hyo Ko 고명효, a Deaf squid fisherman who works off of Jeju Island. Learn about the life of an independent Deaf fisherman who makes his living fishing late at night and selling his catch during the day.Korea Tourism Organization: http://visitkorea.or.krAsiana Airlines: http://us.f

Korea: Touring Jeju Island

Korea: Touring Jeju Island

Joel visits the volcanic island of Jeju in Korea, where the beaches have black sand made of Lava. Joel visits the fish markets, and samples the local cuisine. Go deep inside a volcano inside the Manjanggul Lava Tube, and catch the beautiful view at the Sunrise Peak.Korea Tourism Organization: http:/

Korea: Visiting the DMZ

Korea: Visiting the DMZ

Joel goes up north to the Korean borders to visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The DMZ divides North and South Korea, and is one of the most heavily guarded borders anywhere in the world. Take a look at one of the rare places where politics and the military meets, and where an actual line is drawn

Korea: Deaf Korean Rice Cake

Korea: Deaf Korean Rice Cake

Joel meets Jong-Tae Choi, the Deaf owner of Sangdo 4 Dong in Seoul. More than 20 Deaf employees workfor Choi making rice cakes, a Korean snack and dessert. Go behind the scenes in the kitchen and see howrice cakes are made and take a look at a one-of-a-kind Deaf owned and operated business with so m

Korea: The Art of Seoye in Seoul

Korea: The Art of Seoye in Seoul

Joel meets with Gi-Bum Kim, a 71-year old Deaf man in Seoul, Korea. Kim practices the art of Seoye,a form of East Asian Calligraphy. Join Joel as he visits Kim and sees the beautiful and deliberateprocess of translating the bible using Seoye.Korea Tourism Organization: visitkorea.or.krAsiana Airline

Korea: Noryangjin Fish Market

Korea: Noryangjin Fish Market

Joel gets up at 6am to visit the Noryangjin Fish Market in Seoul. Take a walk through the bustling stallswhere restaurants source their fresh food, and see a huge variety of seafood for sale. Take a look at thefood Joel samples, and find out if he has the guts to try a live octopus!Korea Tourism Org

Korea: 48 Hours with Joel in Seoul: Part Two

Korea: 48 Hours with Joel in Seoul: Part Two

On Part 2 of 48 Hours With Joel Barish, the group gets another day touring the beautiful city of Seoul.Come along and visit the Seoul National School for the Deaf, take a look at the offices of the KoreaTourism Organization, and sit in first class at the headquarters of Asiana Airlines. The day is w

Korea: 48 Hours with Joel in Seoul: Part One

Korea: 48 Hours with Joel in Seoul: Part One

Joel meets the 15 lucky winners of the DeafNation-KTO-Asiana Airlines trip to Korea at LAX airport.All 15 winners and Joel spend 48 hours in Seoul for a tour of the historical Gyeonbokgung Palace andthe tall North Seoul Tower. They wrap up the first 24 hours with Bulgogi, a traditional family-styleK

Korea Journey Vlog

Korea Journey Vlog

Joel vlogs from Asiana Airlines’ business class on his way home to give you a summary of his Korea journey with the Korea Tourism Organization, and what you can expect from his upcoming video stories from Korea. It was a terrific trip for Joel and 16 other people, and we can’t wait to share with yo