Guest interview on ExpatsBlog.com
While packing up my life in a backpack after three years of accumulating stuff in Korea, I'm adapting even more to the minimalist lifestyle.
It's hard to say goodbye!
Closing up my last semester as a native English teacher in Gwangju. A day to the movies with some sixth grade sweethearts!
As my time to leave Korea is ticking away, I compiled a list of things I'll miss the most about Korea.
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
When you first meet people here, one of the first questions is almost always “where are you from?” Depending on the situation, I’ll say USA, Korea, New Jersey, or Florida. I spent most of my years – 18 – in the Garden State. My memories of the land consist of long bike rides to and … Continue reading Korean Winter
Finally moved into my apartment in Gwangju, South Korea after the EPIK orientation.