Riding Rail Bikes in Wonju

My husband works all around Korea, and sometimes hospitals that are quite far away ask him to work on Saturdays, so we don’t get to have as many weekend dates as we’d like. However, one hospital was a close enough drive to Wonju, somewhere I’d yet to visit, so we decided to go after he […]

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KIIP Level 3 Class and Mid-Term Test

Finally! I finished my first 100 hours of classes through KIIP (Korean Immigration and Integration Program). I took the pre-test that’s required before signing up for classes (unless you are a complete beginner and no absolutely no Korean – then they place you at level 1) back in November. I was placed in level 3, […]

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Grass is greener – 남의 떡

Recently, I’ve been meeting more Korean people, mostly parents, who tell me that they want to take their kids and move to America for a year or so, in order to teach their kids English. They’ll ask me about enrolling their kids in private elementary schools, and I’ll balk, never having heard of such a thing. […]

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Going to the Pool in Korea

Fall and winter are perfect seasons for me. I love to cozy up under a blanket with some hot tea watching Christmas movies. My birthday is in the spring, and now my wedding anniversary is, too, but I get terrible allergies in the spring, so even that season isn’t my favorite. Summer, though, is when […]

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