The English speaking Nanny

This winter, I actually got a chance at being one of those infamous English speaking nannies that are becoming a trend among young families in Korea. With the demand for English ever still so high, Mothers are now hoping that babies can absorb English from as early as possible. But what’s the difference with the

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T’was an experience in Korea

Time surely flies faster than it seems. I am now back home (literally my country home), after two wonderful years in Korea as a student/part-time worker/poor traveler. A lot of people have wondered why I say poor traveler, when I was able to go around Korea with little to no cash in pocket. First off,

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Expensive Smoking in 2015

The the worst habit I’ve picked up while in Korea was to start smoking, honestly. I’ve tried puffing one or two when I was in college, but only after coming to Korea did I really start doing it. First it was only a means to create a bad image for me (punk rocker perhaps?). I

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Life of a Misaeng: The Hardships of Job Seeking

  Probably by now most of you are hooked on Korea’s newest drama, “Misaeng”. And why shouldn’t you be? It is one of those dramas that have recently taken a path different to the norm. A story of an emotionally deep Geurae, played by Siwan of ZE:A who struggles to work in a big trading

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The Honey Butter Chip Plight

Just a few weeks ago, a strange snack that has caused a frenzy sorta snack craze appeared on the market . And this frenzy inducing snack is none other than the “Honey Butter Chip” Phenomena.   I came back here to Korea on the first day of November and had already been faced with the

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Selca ‘셀카’ with A Selca Bong ‘셀카 봉’

  In the land booming with technology, where smart phones are essential; that even a 5 year old kid has one, where the internet is the fastest and where everyday life is side by side with technology. That is what we call Korea. Before Instagram was famed for its photo status environment and Facebook slammed

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U.A.O, We are United as One

Special Feature: For future students in Korea It was the first day the snow fell from our room’s porch last 2013. The day we ourselves, called as U.A.O made our last stage performance. It was funny how it came up. We are all foreigner students from a hidden university, called Geumgang University. Nobody would have

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The Fuss About 수능, Korea’s College Entrance Test

November 13, 2014, Temperatures were reported to have dropped down to -1 degree Celsius. Truly the coveted 수능날, (Suneung nal), or College Entrance Test Day, would be the start of the cold days in Korea. The country has prepared to give a lot to the future college students of Korea, so the students have to

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