Celebrity Sighting in Korea

Blogging is all about getting as many views as possible, and since I became what you might call a full time blogger I’ve been pondering what to write about in order to achieve that, and then suddenly yesterday it dawned on me; I have to write about celebrities that’s what’s going to make my views explode,

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House Hunting In South Korea

One of the firsts things you have to do when you arrive somewhere is to find a place to live. Upon our arrival, my parent’s in-law welcomed us in their home. But, even though they are really kind and welcoming, my wife and I needed a place that will be ours. I had heard a

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Challenges of a new parent

It’s been over a month now, since I blogged about the non-Korean expecting mothers concerns. It seemed only fair that in continuation of that blog, I must share a new parent’s concerns as well. But I was completely unable to take time out for writing a new post, as my child was going through a major

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Get ready for the Ajummas of Korea

The 아줌마(Ajumma)’s of Korea, they are the distinct society group of the country. Without these old-aged women of South Korea, would you never see a country as developed as South Korea. I guess it is because of these fierce ajummas that the country’s fall after the Korean war, came up from the ashes and now

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Why Korean men want to marry foreign women?

Why Korean men want to marry foreign women? From the mid-1990s, on a majority of posters appearing in Seoul subway stations, it could be seen that South Korea government was making a concerted effort to encourage local girls to marry farmers. Since the 1960s, young women had an incentive to move from countryside to the

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Lost in Guryong, the biggest slum of Gangnam

Lost in Guryong, the biggest slum of Gangnam My visit to this slum was very muchy unplanned, instead of going to Gangnam Station for shopping, I found myself in 구룡마을(Guryong), my mind immersed  in the sudden uneasy feelings of the hidden danger around the corner: drug addicts, gangs or anyone is stalking around and waiting

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