Monthly Archives: May 2014

Springtime in Seoul

I have never, in all my twenty-three years, experienced a springtime half as beautiful as I have here in Korea. The Pacific Northwest has a springtime, sure, but springtime in the PNW is cold and wet, and marked only by the sprouting of daffodils from beneath the hardened winter ground. In the PNW, spending any […]

Two Korean Weddings

Spring has sprung, and with it so has wedding season. Since coming to Korea I had heard how different Korean weddings are from Western weddings. The wedding industry here is almost like a factory, churning out marriages with speed and efficiency that would make any Westener’s head spin. Fortunately for me, last month I was […]