Dear South Korea

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 3 Dear S. Korea, I’m leaving soon. So I am reflecting on the memories we’ve had together. I was with you for nearly 380 days! Yes, I left you for a short vacation here and there but we basically spent an entire year together. Spend enough time any where and there […]

We’re Walking Like Fools Because Our Legs Still Ache!

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry Although it was a Saturday we woke up with the sun, pulled on our shoes, and walked towards the GS convenient store to meet our friends. Lucky for us one friend owns a car that fit all seven of us. I was feeling ambitious, my legs antsy, ready […]

Another Beauty: Boriam Temple

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 31 Whew. It’s been awhile since I’ve written. I’m not very consistent but I’m working on it. You’ve all been busy with summer fun festivities anyway, right? A few weekends ago James and I hopped on a bus and headed to a little island southwest of Gimhae called […]

Busan’s Valley of Color

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 It would be very easy to spend hours in the winding alleys of Gamcheon Culture Village. This is a place where every corner, structure, and stairway has something interesting to display. The history is quite intriguing, once being the slums of Korea it now attracts tourists from […]

The Most Difficult Thing About Living Abroad

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 4 By now I feel like I could create an entire list for the things I miss from home. There have been numerous days of cravings that have not been satisfied, endless encounters of language barriers and just not being understood, and should I even mention the countless days […]

Silence In Korea: Bijindo Island

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 2 The news of having two days off of work caused a sense of restlessness throughout the school. Before the big break we were scheduled two days of special activities for the kindergarten kids, which included painting nails, hair and makeup, norebang (karoke), cafe’, and an auction. Oh, and the five […]

The Astonishing Seokbulsa Temple

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry The subway quietly buzzed along as we stood among silent Koreans. I held onto the warm metal door rail, shifting from foot to foot, wondering where the AC was as I wiped sweat from my brow. We both knew we were in for a long ride so we stared wide-eyed […]

Cheongdo Wine Tunnel

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 4 We found ourselves crammed five in a taxi, which had already upset the driver, lost on a barren highway as the driver tapped away at the gps. I became irritated as I tried to spare some hip room and not land an elbow in a rib or stomach. Did I say irritated? […]