Guest interview on ExpatsBlog.com
Honored to have been featured in the Gwangju Blog's latest column, People You Should Know... in Gwangju.
Gwangju Freecycle is a community organization with aims to reduce waste through reuse and promote a gifting community. Read about how I started it in January 2014 and its effect on the Gwangju community.
One of the most frustrating things that most people are bound to experience is losing a wallet. It is even more frustrating when it happens in a foreign country. Luckily, it isn't too much of a pain to deal with in Korea as a foreigner.
As the years after college creep on, I’m seeing less photos involving red Solo cups and empty beer cans on a Wednesday evening. They have been replaced with staged engagement poses, overly priced rocks on fingers, and babies eating/sleeping/being cute/totally unaware of what is going on (okay, I do like to look at cute squishy … Continue reading Here Comes the 신부: Attending my First Korean Wedding
In Korea’s bali bali (hurry hurry!) culture, safety is often sacrificed for the sake of time and money. Constructing new buildings and remodeling is done at incredible speeds, yet I don’t often see workers wearing hard hats, even while acrobatically walking along poles four stories high. To speed things up, most motorists pretend to be colorblind … Continue reading Growing Safety Drills in Korea
Even though America is a “melting pot”, I still felt like I got different treatment than white people, especially when living in the south. They are usually subtle, but occasionally blatant. After hearing “I bet your mom makes better Chinese food than what we have here” and “You’re Asian, can you figure out how to … Continue reading Being Korean in Korea, but Not Really Korean