Korean life and culture

What Are We Doing Here?

What Are We Doing Here?

[It’s been a year and a half since we moved to Korea, and sadly, most people still don’t have a great idea of what brought us here or the kind of work that J-Mar is doing. I’ve been bugging him for just about 18 months to start writing a post of his own to explain […]

365 Days Later + 11 Things I Know Now

365 Days Later + 11 Things I Know Now

Today marks a year of adventures abroad, and I thought it would be a poignant time to compile a list of how life is a bit different than it was 365 days ago. I could write a full list of 365 lessons I’ve learned, but I’ve compressed to the abridged version of 11, in honor […]

6 Things I Still Don't Understand about Korea

6 Things I Still Don’t Understand about Korea

Alright. Koreans and I get along for the most part. I’ve come to accept the awkwardness of blunt comments and intrusion of privacy for the most part. It just takes some getting used to. However, upon further reflection lately, I’ve compiled a list of things I cannot seem to get over, even considering the respecting-of-cultural-divides-being-important-to-my-survival-as-an-expat […]

의사가  필요해요 (I Need a Doctor!)

의사가 필요해요 (I Need a Doctor!)

Things have been so busy lately, it’s almost unbelievable! Planning expat events, working with real people in a real office again, editing photos to post from Hong Kong, and …surgery! Yes, yesterday it was MY turn under the knife, unexpectedly. I am just getting over worrying about my grandma and dad, and now I get […]

Dado Class, aka Korean Tea Time

Dado Class, aka Korean Tea Time

Well, it’s been another week of busy-ness and technical difficulties for yours truly. First it was our laptop-server connection, and then my trusty collage website changed some features. Now, over those hurdles and armed with a few hours of photo editing classes, I’ve got some time to sit down and write. Last week, a new […]

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