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life is full of routines and little quirks no matter what country you find yourself in

Happy New Year: 2015 Highlights

I would say moving to Korea has been one of the highlights of my entire life, not just 2015.  I have wanted to live abroad for as long as I can remember.  I will be staying in Korea for the … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Korean companies have made sure to bring out Christmas deals and specials to keep people shopping all December.  It’s not on the scale of American shopping malls, but more and more Koreans … Continue reading

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First Snow in Korea

While everyone in America is getting ready to chow down on some turkey for Thanksgiving, everyone in Cheonan is trudging through the snow. This is the first snow storm I have seen in Korea, and while it’s beautiful, it made … Continue reading

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Sick in South Korea

I had the sniffles a couple of weeks ago.  It probably has something to do with the fact that I am surrounded by children and all of their germs.  If I was sick in America, I would just go to … Continue reading

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Happy Pepero Day!

Pepero Day is not an important national holiday commemorating an historic event.  It’s a commercial holiday where someone in the marketing department had the brilliant idea of making a holiday out of a product, meaning people will go out and … Continue reading

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A Korean Wedding and Student Art

As far as Korean cities go, Cheonan is not exactly famous.  People know it is home to Independence Hall and walnut cookies but it is probably most famous for the world dance festival. Every year during a weekend in October, … Continue reading

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Ordering furniture in Korea

With Koreans being connected to the internet 24/7, it’s no surprise internet shopping is so popular.  Ordering something online seems easy enough, but I was a little hesitant to do it since I didn’t want to screw up the order … Continue reading

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