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2nd Korean Language Class

Korean Lang. Class & Hairdresser After a week of torture, I was transferred to what I call the slow learner course for studying Hangul.  I later found out teachers are not allowed to use any English to teach even if they are fluent.  There were far more confusing and often difficult rules to comprehend in […]

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University Student in Korea

 학생 – Hagsaeng I went to the Korean language center office at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies with one of my fifty pounds bags and a notebook.  I knew that I couldn’t check into my dorm room until three p.m., but I thought I could carry one of my bags with me while I checked out […]

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Myeongdong Shopping District

Shopping & Eating In Myeondong Friendly Unfamiliar Face I sat staring at the busy people rushing around Seoul Station.  This was the busiest train station I had ever seen.  I sat on a bench with a lot of other elderly people.   The elderly who were not in a hurry and were happy to see young […]

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South Korea Customs Experience

Customs And A Non-Stop Train Ride Korea Customs Declarations I’m offered a wheelchair and service to the baggage check by the stewardess, which I shyly declined.  A part of me wanted to take her up on the free offer.  I could be the first person off the plane and I could have someone help with […]

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Emergency In Flight

Emergency On Korean Air LAX Airport As my sister drove me to the airport I felt a sense of nostalgia.  Her love for travel and foreign films is what started me on this journey.  I don’t think this was her intention when she told me to watch a cute tv drama on Hulu called Coffee […]

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Moving Abroad To South Korea

Traveling from California to Seoul I woke up in the morning feeling incredibly sick.  I don’t know whether it was because my mind wouldn’t stop racing or the insurmountable to-do lists I needed to complete before I left the United States later that night.  I quit my job and I was leaving everything that was […]