It’s different here. Nor is this a jab at the choices that people are capable of making out of their own free will. It’s an acknowledgment that some norms aren’t norms for everyone. I mean, duh, but when faced with the reality of it, there’s still an Aha! Moment.
The American Misconceptions from Back Home After returning home from teaching in Korea for four years, I’ve fielded a few questions from friends and family. I appreciate the honest questions and curiosity. Unfortunately, this has not been my common experience when out mingling
Across the world, cities host Zombie Walks where people dress up like zombies and . . . walk. If you don’t understand why this concept is appealing, imagine that you are driving your car down the street and you stop
Korea Burn 2013 was a disappointment this year. With that said, it was still my favorite event of this year. The problem for me was that 2012’s version of Korea Burn set the standards ridiculously high. After experiencing such a
“I was aware I was moving to a country where looks mattered. It was just how much looks mattered that was a shock for me.” By Ripul Sharma September 13, 2011, was first time I considered moving to a country