The Traveler’s Guide to The Unique Tastes of South Korea (Part 1)

This series originally appeared on the now-defunct blog, Black In Korea in 2015. The story recaps a foreigner’s first trip to South Korea prior to becoming a resident alien in 2017.   Welcome! Take a seat at Jinju’s Cafe. No, this isn’t a real place, albeit there’s at least 4 to 5 thousand coffee shops and…

Seoul Santacon 2012 – The North Invades South Korea

Despite repeated warnings from the international community, the residents of the North Pole descended upon Seoul, South Korea, on December 8th, 2012.  Santa Claus, along with his wife, family, elves, cousins, aunties, uncles, friends, employees, the NP (North Pole) Labor Union, and his neighborhood association arrived in Sinchon in the early evening.  The small army…