Category Archives: Korea

So here’s what has been going on…

Hiya! I know it’s been awhile, a long, long while, but I had to make some changes. For most of June and July, I was unhappy. Really unhappy. Not sleeping and eating unhappy. I hated my job. I missed people. … Continue reading

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I thought long and hard…

I was on the fence about this blog post for a bit. But anyone traveling in Korea should learn about this and keep an open mind. When you visit Korea, you will see swastikas randomly and infrequently — but they do … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in Seoul

It’s inevitable. You will get lost while traveling in Seoul. Not only is Seoul one of the largest (and coolest) cities in the world, it has some of the weirdest city planning I’ve seen. Then there is the subway and its maps. But first … Continue reading

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Elevators

Back home, the elevator in my boyfriend’s building took its sweet time. It contemplated whether it would lose its identity if it actually responded to the call button. It didn’t like the “close door” button so it ignored it. It … Continue reading

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Money Translated

My dad suggested this, and I thought it was a great idea. Wanna know how much stuff cost in the republic known as Korea? Here’s a list of 10 random items (ok…not random, but stuff I buy all the time … Continue reading

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How’s the weather?

So this is what seasons are like. I can actually feel that it became summer in Korea, instead of thumbing through a planner and thinking “When did it become June?!” For those living outside of Texas, the joke is that … Continue reading

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The Great Greenhouse

On the grounds of the Changgyeong Palace is the Great Greenhouse, the first modern conservatory in Korea. The greenhouse was built in 1909 and houses rare plants and flowers.  I know, this is a weird thing to post about but … Continue reading

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