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…

Now by Kim Jung Mi

I recently discovered the music album Now by Kim Jung Mi and felt the need to spread the word about her.  Writing about music in the traditional style like, “The first song sounds like a cross between early 70s Bowie and Public Enemy”, doesn’t seem to do it justice. It’s a good and legitimate way…

A Girl’s Guide to Hongdae: Club M2

    In a new series on Kimchibytes, blogger Abbey Kaye Ritter shares her experiences living it up in Seoul’s nightlife hotspot, Hongdae.  Abbey shares her thoughts on everything from clubs, drink prices, music, and boys.  She will be reviewing clubs and bars as well as sharing her advice on having a good time.  …

So This is a Crack House

Silk/Juice, Crackhouse, and Cakeshop:  could we possibly combine three stranger names into one event?  Yet, on May 10th, Silk/Juice joined forces with Cakeshop in Itaewon to bring yet another memorable night of electronic jams.  This was my first time at Cakeshop – a cool place.  It’s small, uniquely lit, has awesome bartenders, and most importantly,…

The Best Dance Party in Seoul: Shindig! Vol. 13

Two Days of Paradise in 2013 2013 has been an incredibly trying year for me.  This year alone, I’ve suffered through a broken ankle, being homeless, almost being deported, and a break-up.  Two days after Shindig,  doctors discovered a tumor behind my nose that is obstructing my sinus cavities, hearing abilities, and nasal passages.  It…