All posts by Damian Koh

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    Tour of Bundang, Jeongja, Cafe Street
    October 8, 2013, No comments

    I’ve been living in Korea for over two years now, but for some strange reason, I’ve never written about my neighborhood. So here it is, Jeongja-dong in Bundang-gu. For those who are not familiar, I should explain…

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    What to do at a Korean funeral?
    October 2, 2013, No comments

    (Picture credit: Yongdong Severance Hospital) Living abroad in a foreign country means one gets exposed to many different cultural experiences, from baby showers to birthday celebrations, and weddings to funerals.…

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    Driver-for-hire service in Korea
    September 26, 2013, No comments

    Few countries take to alcohol with as much gusto as the Koreans who are notorious for their drinking culture. Some drink to forget their woes, but drinking, be it soju or beer, is really a social lubricant. Office workers…