A Foreigner Meets Korean Healthcare For the First Time

A Foreigner’s Introduction to Korean Healthcare In the span of my thirteen months in Korea, the two most unsettling times I have been through were my two medical “events”. While picking up and moving to a foreign land is full of adventures – both intended and unintended – it is clearly understood that a nontrivial…

I’m In Love With My Foreign Teacher and You Should Be Too.

<!–   Many foreigners come to Korea inspired to teach English.  All try to be hip.  All try to connect with their students.  Nevertheless,  whoever recently sat on the “coolest foreign teacher throne” has been deposed.   Meet Henry Bloomfield.  He’s in love with his homeroom teacher, but I think some of his students and the…

The Skinny on Koreans

By KAYLA MCCOLL from KABOCHAS AND COCONUT BUTTER.wordpress.com Koreans are skinny. Have you noticed? I mean, if you live in Korea, it’s pretty hard not to.  I know that people say you can’t stereotype. But, it’s actually the truth. Koreans are skinny – really, really, skinny.  My Disclaimer I know I’m asking for all the haters to start…