I was going to post about my time in Ha Long Bay in Vietnam but something happened over the weekend and I need to rant. Korea isn't as bad as some countries but there are many careless drivers in Korea. Possibly in part due to the fact people can get their license very quickly and… Continue reading What is it with drivers in Korea?
At the end of June I had a few days vacation so my husband and I decided to leave Korea and visit a country neither of us had visited before. We chose to visit Vietnam because we had read about how cheap everything is and the pictures of Ha Long Bay were just so beautiful.… Continue reading Trip to Hanoi, Vietnam
A life update about studying Korean, Japanese and Hanja through Kumon + pictures of my new pug puppy!
You may be thinking to yourself: Where are weeks 2 - 9? Truth is, so much has happened I haven't been able to update this blog and I've felt so guilty about it pretty much every night for the past few weeks. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays I finish work at 9pm which is fine -… Continue reading Korean and Hanja with a little bit of Japanese | Week #10
In my last post I mentioned that I will be taking private Korean and Hanja lessons - the first lesson was on Wednesday ( which was also my husband's birthday) and was immediately put into learning mode. The tutor gave us flashcards, posters, pencils, pencil cases, the smart pen and writing practice books! A lot… Continue reading Korean and Hanja with a little bit of Japanese | Week #1
For a while now I've been wanting to either take Korean classes at a university or have a tutor teach me Korean. I much prefer being in a classroom type environment rather than self-study because I lose motivation too quickly when I'm by myself. A few weeks ago one of my husband's friends told me… Continue reading Getting a Korean tutor
With Christmas approaching and Seosan totally lacking the festive spirit, I really wanted to get away to celebrate the holiday. My partner and I looked at Jeju Island but feared that the hotel prices would be too expensive since it was a last minute idea. So we settled on Busan, a city both of us… Continue reading Spending Christmas in Busan!