Juu’s Journey – Transportation Troubles

Korean transportation system is quite convenient and easy to do ONCE you UNDERSTAND it. There have been some instances where I made some simple mistakes of my life a bit harder from lack of information or misinformation. So, I thought I’d take some time to share with you all some mistakes I’ve made since moving…

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#24- Surviving Korean Winter

Q: What are Korean winters like? Even though it is currently Fall in Korea, the cold, bitter months are fast approaching. With my body acclimated to a warmer, Southern American climate, the cold weather that Korean winter brings isn’t ideal for little ol’ me. I was told that last winter was warmer than usual (personally,…

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Curiosity? Racism?

Q: “Why is the palm of your hands clean but the back of your hands dirty? Your whole body is dirty!” “Why do you look like that?” “Your face is burnt.” Genuine questions. Ignorant statements. How do you respond to questions about differences you can’t control? None of the questions nor the one statement were…

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