Love Myself (내가 나를 사랑해)

(I love me) Gonna love myself, no, I don’t need anybody else (Hey) Gonna love myself, no, I don’t need anybody else (I love me) Can’t help myself, no, I don’t need anybody else Anytime, day or night (I love me) These are the chorus lyrics to American singer Hailee Steinfeld’s debut album hit song. …

내가 집에 오전 때

요즙은 더운 날씨 왔어서 쉬는 날 있으면 집에 계속 있어요. 내가 집에 오전 때 기분이 좋아요. 자주 평일에는 너무 바쁘지 – 매일 일 있고 알바도 있어요. 나는 일으로 운전하되요. 제 평일 너무 바쁜 것 같은데 그래서 쉬는 날 있으면 집에 계속 있어요. 언제 쉬는 날 나오면 내가 음식을 요리하고 한국어를 공부하고 책을 읽고 영화를 보고 그림을…

Housing in Korea: My Residences (한국의 거주지 내 자리)

Just like many foreigners living in Korea  I think my experience living in various types of Korean housing have been unique. Going from living in a big size one-room, to a 3-bedroom family apartment, and finally small-size cubicle room I would say that I have seen it all. However, in many urban cities especially in…

A Female Perspective: 2016 Murder in Gangnam

Two weeks ago while exploring other blog pages I came across Katie in Korea’s blog post called #강남살인 (Gangnam Murder). If some of you do not read or watch Korean news I would like to brief you on a recent and very tragic murder, which happened in the heart of Seoul, Korea this past May….

Buying clothes in-stores again (매장에서 옷 쇼핑)

Since I have been back on the island and just a short drive away from visiting all of my favorite clothing stores at my local mall or even NYC I have been ecstatic. Living in Korea for three years was not always easy when it comes to shopping. Outside of food, drinks, and basic essentials,…