#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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#22- Temple Food

Q: You’re a vegetarian? What do you eat when you go out then??? Being a vegetarian in Korea comes with its challenges. There are days when I just go hungry or snack on simple foods because I am tired of eating the same things and have no idea how to spice up my meals. Another…

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#20- Quarantine Blues

Q: How are you coping with corona and quarantine? Being halfway across the world from friends and family and living alone in a tiny apartment with restrictions on who I can meet and where I can go, isn’t exactly the best recipe for sanity. Since the second wave of corona has been making its way…

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#17 – Virus and Life Changes

Q: How has corona affected your life in Korea? Things have changed a lot this year and because of these changes, some basic life things are a bit more difficult to do, but, even though we had to adjust to some things, I don’t think my life has changed drastically. In my opinion, Korea has…

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