Korea Month 10: A Snowy Thanksgiving

We've hit double digits! This has been an absolutely packed month. Between my sister coming to Korea, our weekend trip to Japan, Thanksgiving, the first snow, signing my contract for another year in Korea, and planning my trip back to America, I've hardly had any time to process it all. But it's been a good…

An Evening in Naksan Park 낙산공원

Evening in Naksan Park 낙산공원   Friday night, after a very long day at work, I headed up to Seoul to see a friend and get out of Daejeon for a bit. That night we got some drinks with her friends from university where I was proud to understand about 20% of the conversation going…

Mangwon: Berlin Kitchen and Dinga Cake House

Berlin Kitchen and Dinga Cake House in Mangwon // 망원동, 베를린키친하고 딩가케이크하우스   This weekend was another one of many fun and refreshing weekends I've spent in Seoul. Every time I go I'm simultaneous reminded of why I'm so happy that I live in Daejeon but that I should really go up to Seoul more often.…

Korea Month 4: Summer in Sight

I have officially completed month 4 in Korea. It has been a pretty uneventful month in terms of traveling but a rather unusual month as far as school goes. About 4 weeks ago we started speaking tests with the kids and only recently had every student officially finished. It was a behemoth of a project…

Seoul for the Day: D Museum “Youth” and Itaewon

It starting to see like every time I go to Seoul anticipating a relaxing weekend just hanging out friends, I end up packing roughly 1 million things into one day and practically walking across the entire city. Yesterday was no exception. And just to clarify, I'm definitely not complaining. I'm really grateful to my friends who…