d@mn. now I know what 응급실 means--emergency room. going to a hospital in a foreign country was not on my overseas to-do list. take heed. if you scrape your finger or toe, sanitize that digit stat. I let my toe get infected and now I’m hoping I can keep all 10. yikes. usually, if you … Continue reading ER in the ROK
leaving north carolina was difficult. now leaving korea feels the same. i fluctuate between being ready to see friends and family and wondering if i'm making the right decision. the same questions surface. is this the right move? how can i leave people i care about? have i really given this (place) all i could? … Continue reading i don’t like change.
although korea is a member of the OECD, which implies adherence to some basic labor practices, you see these kinds of ads every day: you cannot apply for a job in korea without submitting a recent photo and your DOB. let's not talk about the personal questions that come up in interviews: "are you married?" … Continue reading labor laws in the ROK