Program 676: Birth of Korean Cool; Perfect Week in Portugal

Release Date: 05-14-2022


Journalist Euny Hong explains how South Korea has made itself not only an economic powerhouse but a pop-culture superpower. And tour guides from Portugal join Rick to share recommendations for planning a week's getaway to Lisbon, Porto, the Algarve, and the colorful, historic towns in between.


  • Euny Hong, author of "The Birth of Korean Cool" and "The Power of Nunchi" (Picador)
  • Claudia da Costa, tour guide from Lisbon
  • Fátima Bugarin, tour guide from Tomar, Portugal

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Program Extras

More with Fatima Bugarin - Portuguese tour guide Fatima Bugarin explains the historical significance of her hometown of Tomar Portugal, with a Knights Templar castle built in the 12th century, and a town grid planned by Prince Henry the Navigator. (runs 2:04)