All posts tagged Korean life

  • Traditional Korean cloth-wrap “bojagi”
    Curiouser and Curiouser – the Megashow
    July 31, 2013, No comments

    You know how life doesn’t always turn out as planned? And sometimes things are just not what they seem to be? Well, I’ve had my fair share of those moments, but it doesn’t mean I’m prepared for them,…

  • I thought I wasn't a dog person until I met these happy little pups!
    Sip in Style at a Themed Café
    July 27, 2013, 2 Comments

    Part of the reason I moved to Korea was to experience the strangeness that comes with living in a foreign country, but the sheer cuteness of this particular foreign country was a huge draw for me. Everything here is cute…

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    Korean Songs for a Rainy Day
    July 23, 2013, No comments

    Or night. It is utterly cliché, but there is something enchanting about listening to music on a rainy day. All our senses seem amplified under the umbrella of clouds. The pouring rain traps the melody and rhythm within…

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    Summer in Korea
    July 20, 2013, No comments

    The rain might be sliding down my window now, but soon it will be hot and sunny and everything a Korean summer is meant to be! In Korea, spring is warm but short, followed by a few weeks of summery bliss before jangma (장마),…

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    Take Me Back to Gwangalli Beach!
    July 10, 2013, 2 Comments

    Summer in Busan is synonymous with sun, sand, and sea. Beaches are as integral to Busan’s identity as skyscrapers are to Seoul’s. While Haeundae Beach gets all the hype as the place spend your summer days, Busan’s…

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    Sharing is Caring in Korea
    July 3, 2013, No comments

    My first real culture shock in Korea came during a meal with coworkers. I had lived in the country just a few days and was adapting well. I had prepared for the move by reading guidebooks and had read that it was customary …