I have written before that I tend to have really bad reverse culture shock. My senses are usually on hyper-alert. I notice, hear, and feel everything once I step off my plane. Then things die down a bit after a few days, and then my culture shock only comes out when I experience new things … Continue reading First Impressions: Back in America
After three years living in South Korea, I'm leaving. In the big scheme of things three years is a short amount of time. However, living in a foreign country for three years impacts your outlook on many levels. I know that I will miss my students and my co-workers and just the overall foreign experience … Continue reading Saying Goodbye To South Korea
This past May I went on the trek to receive my Korean Pension. As of right now, the United States and South Korea has a great agreement that allows US citizens the ability to receive Korean pension money and other than claiming it on taxes we do not have to really play taxes on it. … Continue reading Korean Pension: Bundang Office
Yes! It is possible to have an American Thanksgiving dinner in Korea. However, it may be a little different than if you were to have it in the United States. For example, it might more expensive or you might have to compromise for one dish you absolutely want to have over another. Though I can … Continue reading American Thanksgiving In Korea
A Short BUT Real Story I get sick a lot in Korea. My body seems to struggle with the pollution, the overcrowding and probably a little bit of it is being overworked. Currently, the weather change is taking place, which means half of my student body at work are home sick. The other half? At … Continue reading I Survived But I Might Be Traumatized: A Short Story
Follow my blog with Bloglovin When you live in such a strange and unique world you are bound to lose something....right??? Living overseas in a country that speaks another language can have some side effects. I am currently, trying to learn Korean. I have heard that it is easy and I have also heard that … Continue reading When You Lose Your English
Three embarrassing stories that I lived to tell.
The Story: A person has a lot of time to think and reflect when they are strapped to a 75 ton (according to Google) moving vessel. Add to that the strange sleep deprived thoughts that float in and out of your mind, a person can reflect a great deal. After two VERY quick layovers (like … Continue reading Zombie Survival Mode
When traveling things just happen. Here are some very short stories about the struggles.
***Note keep reading through the whining there is a realization in the end*** 🙂 This past moth has not been an easy one. With the cold has come some very blizzard like conditions in all parts of my life. I sit here writing this blog physically weak, emotionally exhausted and desperately needing a vacation. Physically … Continue reading What Struggles May Come