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…

K-Travel: Bucheon(부천)/Aiins World (아인스월드)

Two months ago during New Years Eve weekend I spent the first few days of my vacation in my boyfriends residential city: Bucheon.  Bucheon is a small satellite city located southwest of Seoul and directly eastward of Incheon, or as some would say directly in-between the two.  Having once lived very close to Bucheon during…

Winter in Korea (한국의 겨울)

Mild, temperate, and cold. These are the best words to describe the winter season Korea is currently experiencing at least so far in the 2016/2017 winter season. Having been on vacation for 2+ weeks now I feel fortunate to have played my cards right and chosen one of the more mildest winter’s in recent decades…