A short post about cultural differences and avoiding conflict in the Korean workplace- through my eyes. This has been my personal experience, and can not be generalized or applied to Korea as a whole. I am sure every person experience these kinds of things differently based on past experiences, their personalities and cultural backgrounds. 1. … Continue reading Korean work/play culture and how to survive it
Japchae is one of the most iconic noodle dishes in Korea. Traditionally it is served at parties or celebrations, but as it's so popular it's not uncommon to find it served on other occasions. It is served as a side dish, but I prefer just eating it as a main. It is delicious and absolutely … Continue reading Japchae Recipe: calling all noodle lovers
I have four favorite Korean dishes and have mastered the art of cooking three of them. Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing my recipes with you. I cannot take credit for these recipes since I got most of it from books and the help of Korean coworkers. I also adjusted some ingredients … Continue reading Kimchi Jjigae Recipe- easy, user friendly and delicious!
This is a little Myth Buster Post mixed with a great deal of nostalgia and a pinch of cynicism. Since arriving in Korea we were hearing so many things about Itaewon, some of it true, some of it not. So here goes- my personal experience and view of Itaewon. Living in a foreign country can … Continue reading Itaewon- Seoul
Spicy Korean Spice Cake Snack 🙂
Coming soon: •Itaewon- an honest opinion • Korean work-play culture •Korean recipes • Anmok, Gangmun and Gyeongpo beach ( Korean East Coast)
All about where I work and what it is like teaching at an English Camp in Korea.
Previously... In Part one of the Jeju Island chronicles, I explored Jeju City via the Golden Bus. In this post, I will explain attractions that are not so easily reached, or may require a bit more effort from your side. Jeju Starlight World Planetarium How to reach it: Take Bus 500 from Jeju International Airport to … Continue reading Travel Jeju Island – Part 2
At the end of 2016 I made a promise to try and uphold the Korean special days, or to at least do some lovey-dovey things with my husband. Here's how we went so far... 1. Bear Claw and Arcades- Never ever will I get tired of this. It's just so much fun and a love intensity … Continue reading Update: Couple-couple
About Jeju Jeju Island is an island in the Korea strait. It is a self-governing province and is considered as one of the 9 provinces of the Republic of Korea. The island itself is large and has two major cities- Jeju City and Seogwipo City. They are situated on the coast, one on each side … Continue reading Travel: Jeju Island – PART 1