Monthly Archives: February 2014

100th Day Anniversary

After Skyping with my dad the other day, I learned that I have been in Korea for 100 days. In Korean culture, the hundredth day of something is seen as a day of importance. One hundred days after a baby is born, the family hosts a party, inviting relatives over for a feast to celebrate […]

Things I Miss About America

I am loving living in Korea, but every so often I want nothing more than to be back in America, craving the comforts and familiarity of home. Homesickness comes in waves. Some days I am completely enamored by daily life in this country, but other days the minute differences between Korea and my native homeland […]

Cool Things About Being a Foreigner in Korea

After living in Korea for about three months, I’ve noticed some of the bright sides to living in Korea as a foreigner. Here are some of the most prominent benefits of living in Korea as a foreigner: No one wants to sit next to you on the subway – Seriously. If I manage to get […]

Sh!t My Students Say – Part Two

Well, this Friday marks my three-month anniversary in South Korea. How insane was that? It is crazy to think that I am already a quarter of the way through my contract. Time has just flown by. I am finally starting to feel like I have settled into life in Korea. I’ve found my favorite local […]