Tag Archives: expat life

A New Year in Old Korea

29 Oct

 So I haven’t posted in a while and truth be told I have no decent excuse other than lack of inspiration. My first year in Korea I did so many things that I decided to start this blog and post some of them. This year I have been less inclined to share….at least until now. […]

On surviving the jjimjilbang or how to get naked

1 Dec


  Being a foreigner in South Korea gets you gawked at quite a bit, even when doing something as simple as walking down the street. So maybe the proposition to get naked and jump in a steaming hot bath with some of those same gawkers is not exactly how you’d like to spend your weekend. […]

An expat Thanksgiving…at the bar

29 Nov

thanksgiving at the bar

Well, I don’t know about you, but it felt like Thanksgiving came and went all too quickly. I waited so long for that turkey and then it was just gone. Celebrating the holidays of your home country or other expats’ home countries can be a lot of fun. Fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day, barbecue and […]

On being thankful

24 Nov

being thankful, lego turkey

So, the year is coming to ta close and it’s that time again. The time when most Americans are getting ready for some serious turkey eating, and hopefully saying or at least thinking about what they are thankful for.   When I was younger I had a real problem with Thanksgiving because I believed it […]