Tag Archives: Korean Culture

Dance Story

We went to one of our kids’ dance recitals today. It was fantastic. I love shooting so it was fun for Josh and I to take turns capturing the evening with our sweet new telephoto lens. Advertisements

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My Neighbor

It’s another winter night here in Korea; and it’s still surprisingly cold here. I can’t sleep tonight because of a fatal error of choosing to drink a cup of hot coffee after a late evening out with friends. My husband is sleeping on our comfy mat now that the ondol heater has finally got our […]

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“Teacher, It’s Ama-jing!”

The more I teach, the more meaning it brings to my life. It is an unbelievable feeling to go to work and discover  that you actually get paid to do something that you believe in. I can’t say I really believe in the Korean education system per se (definitely not in its entirety anyway), but […]

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VIDEO: The Fate of the Fish and Other Cool Things About the Market

Josh and my visit to the market was very memorable and at times, humorous. Though we took a lot of pictures (Seaside Sunday post)  it’s just not the same as being there. We were hoping that maybe you could come along for the ride. So we tried to be sneaky with our video camera in order […]

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Drunken Tiger: K-POP

Korean Pop culture has quite a following. The Korean people take their art, fashion and music as seriously as we Americans do. Yes, there is a distinct imitation of American trends and genres that is impossible to ignore, but K POP is definitely its own animal. Enter Drunken Tiger, a hip-hop group that boasts some […]

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Korean Carnival Life

It’s time for another update. O boy. We have now taught about 100 classes each, and eaten in over a dozen restaurants. It’s busy, and tough. But we are happy. Tired, but happy. Life is very simple. Josh and I wake up, spend time with Jesus, go on a walk or read books, and then […]

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Guess What We Had for Dinner?

Check out our new Korean diet. It makes us feel very Anthony Bourdain-like.

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