Jimjilbangs and overcoming your fear of nudity

Korea is known for their traditional spa experiences, or as the locals call it - Jimjilbang. The jimjilbang is a mix between a sauna, a steam room, and a Turkish bath house. Here is the breakdown... Reception: Here you will pay for your experience, receive two towels, a key chain and get an outfit to … Continue reading Jimjilbangs and overcoming your fear of nudity

Couple and love culture in Korea + Date night ideas

Couples and relationships are all the rage in Korea. Most teenagers and young adults spend their free time engaging in couple activities, and if they are single they spend their free time in activities wich could possibly lead to them end up in a relationship. So how do you know if somebody is in a … Continue reading Couple and love culture in Korea + Date night ideas

K- pop and Korean Ballads

Oh, how the mighty have fallen! Even before coming to Korea I was very vocal about how I'm not going to fall prey to the ridiculous K-pop culture which promotes endless good looks and underfed youths. In my first month here I succeeded. I refused to play my students any Korean music, especially K-pop. I also refused to … Continue reading K- pop and Korean Ballads

Chuncheon and Cheonpyeong – a travel post

Korea is known for having breathtaking autumn/fall scenery. With this in mind, I set off to Nami Island on the invitation of my friend, Gillian. We spent a magical weekend in this wonderland and returned home tired, but satisfied. Here's how we got there and where we stayed:. We took the bus to Seoul and from … Continue reading Chuncheon and Cheonpyeong – a travel post