Tag Archives: Seoul

Here’s an Update (Because I’m Bored)

IntroductionĀ  Funny true story. Every summer the good doctors of Seoul findĀ something new for everyone to panic about and get tested for. One year it was the flu. The following year, it was the bird flu. In 2015 it was … Continue reading

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Have We Grown Apart? Take the Quiz!

A friend and I were recently talking about the pros and cons of living in South Korea, and one of the biggest cons, we agreed, is the way time sort of passes in a bubble here. As we’re living our … Continue reading

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Mapo: The Bridge of Life and Death

Greetings dear readers! This is my first post of 2018, so I guess I should probably say “Happy New Year!” too. One of my resolutions in 2017 was to post an update every week, but obviously that didn’t work out. … Continue reading

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Catching Up With J. (A 5-Question Update)

Welcome, dear readers, and greetings from day 8 of my December-long Immortal-thon. Immortal, for the sake of all you non-metalheads out there, is a Norwegian band famous for writing songs about frozen landscapes, winter, snow, ice, frostbite, winterdemons, blizzards, and … Continue reading

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Something You Need to See and Hear

There’s nothing I can add to the following video with words, dear readers, so I’ll just quickly give you some context and let it speak for itself. Last Friday (November 24th) was our school’s annual orchestra concert. There were a … Continue reading

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Free the Hyehwa Raccoon

Hello everyone. I’m posting this here in the hope that someone in Seoul will know who I can contact about an animal welfare issue. Please share it with anyone who might be able to help. Thank you! Last week some … Continue reading

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What’s in the Box?

Few of life’s simple pleasures are as exciting for people living in foreign countries as the pleasure of receiving a package from home. It’s like a surprise birthday or Christmas present in a way. You get home from work, you … Continue reading

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