On Courage: Being a Gryffindor

Being an expat is exhausting sometimes, and although we expats have moved across the world to live our dreams, we aren’t immune to fear. I’ve been learning lately that it’s okay to be afraid of things, even though I want to present the best me. Recently my boyfriend and I started watching the Harry Potter […]

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한국어 일기 5 (Weekly Korean Diary 5)

오늘 일본에 태풍이 왔는데 휴일이라서 다행이에요. 여유시간이 있어서 미스테리 책을 읽었어요. 그 다음엔 방에서 운동도 하고 공부도 했어요. 요즘은 남자친구와 스카이프로 해리포터의 영화를 보고있어요. 나는 해리포터를 제일 좋아해요. 초등학교부터 해리포터 책을 읽었어요. 새 책이 나왔을 때 친구랑 서점에서 12시까지 기다렸어요. 해리포터 영화를 몇번이나 보고있던 있는데 다시 보고있자니 처음 봤을 때와 같은 느낌이 들어요. 남자친구랑 더 많은 영화를 보고 더 […]

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Summer in Korea

So here is an overall report of my 10 days in South Korea! This was my second time in the country, and I hadn’t been back in 2 years, so I was excited. The first time I went, I stayed with a friend (who actually lived in my house for two weeks in America during […]

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Kissing Outside the Lines – Book Review

I just finished reading Kissing Outside the Lines by Dianne Farr, an American actress who married a Korean American. They faced opposition to their marriage because she wasn’t Korean, so she turned to other interracial/international couples for advice and their stories of struggle and success. I relate to this book in many ways. My boyfriend […]

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