Discrimination in Korea as a Black/dark-skinned Individual

On a recent television broadcast on the Korean TV show called Talking Street(말하는대로) on JTBC a popular foreigner named Sam Okyere, a former participant in Korea’s well-known Non-Summit( 비정상회담) show spoke openly to an audience of Koreans about his experience with discrimination in Korea as a black/dark-skinned individual. While listening to Sam Okyere’s confession I started to…

Korea 12/28 (🇰🇷)

Hello fellow subscribers! I just wanted to send some happy news your way by informing you all of my upcoming trip to Korea in less than 1 month .+(´^ω^`)+. Off course, I am ecstatic to be returning to my ‘home away from home’ but at the same time I am a little bit nervous to…

Dating Abroad (국제 데이팅): Fears & Misunderstandings – Part 3

To tell the truth I had hoped to end my dating abroad posts for a while with the Dating Abroad (국제 데이팅):The Good, Bad, and Fierce Reality – Part 2. But, dating is a constant focus in my life so, let’s continue the discussion and talk about dating abroad fears & misunderstandings. Since I started…

Like an Open Book (열린 된 책)

As summer is near ending I’ve been immersed in my Korean language studies and have been watching 4~5 Korean dramas (*I am not a K-drama fan), which is a rarity for me. In my recent drama/language study binge I started to wonder if the feelings that Korean men and women express in Korean dramas is…

운전할때

롱아일랜드 뉴욕에서 모든 사는 사람이 차 소유해요. 롱아일랜드 살면 운전해야돼요. 그 근체에 전철 없다고 모든 마을가 좀 멀지요. 차 타면15-20분 쯤 걸려요. 저는 롱아일랜드에서 태어났는데15살때 고등학교갈때 운전을 배웠어요. 16살에는 운전면허를 받았는데 그 때 부터 제가 독립적으로 운전해요. 17살에는 우리 어머니의차 운전했고 그등학교, 내 학교 스포츠 연습장, 백화점들, 내 친구집, 식당들, 국장들, 내 삼천집도 운전을 많이했죠….

Dwindling Twenties (내 거의 삼십년 늙었어요)

It may seem a little redundant but I thought it might be a good refresher to talk about why I started blogging and what kind of stories I’d like to share.  If you haven’t read my first blog this year I hope you will read the few that I have written about my life, including…

Vlogging about Personal (International) Relationships

Over the past few months since me and my boyfriend entered into a LDR or 롱디(long-di in Korean)  I started watching YouTube channels about different types of international couples. At first my interest started out as simple curiosity.  I wanted to know the love stories behind the couples. Mind bottling questions such as ‘How did…