Photographs (사진들)

Like the Ed Sheeran song ‘we keep our memories in our photographs’ I find photographs to be one of the best memory keepsakes because photographs are truly timeless. Since I owned my first camera (*after the constantly using those 1x use Fujifilm ones from the pharmacy stores) (σ`・∀・)σ  I carried it along with me everywhere….

Growing. Loving. Living(성장. 사랑. 생활)

Growing.성장하고있다 Less than 100 days away from our 1000th day together its surprising how much time has passed since my boyfriend & I first met. We have both grown into mature young adults, we’ve both lost our family dogs, we’ve both transitioned between jobs, and we’ve both learned to hold on to what matters most…

K-Travel: Geoje-do (거제도) – Part 2

For Part 1: Please refer to K-Travel: Geoje-do (거제도) – Part 1 (…continued) Still early morning we decided to walk to the Haegumgang Island Boat Ticket office(해금강유람선) instead of waiting for a taxi to show up. Walking along the main and only roadway in Haegeumgang actually gave us the opportunity to see more of the island…

K-Travel: Geoje-do (거제도) – Part 1

With spring nearing I am wondering where did the New Year bliss of ‘new beginnings’ go. Reminiscing the first few weeks of 2017 brings me back to a special trip my boyfriend and I went on together on Geoje island in Korea. It was our sixth trip together, I believe, outside of the Seoul city…

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…