Post Christmas: New Year

I had a really nice couple of days off from work.  I got some solid studying in at the coffee place around the corner 4-5 hours on a week day: Amazing. Did a lot of eating: went to a 11,000 won all you can eat meat place in Hongdae but the wait for the line…

Creepy Love Movie Weekend

I started off this lovely week on Tuesday night having dinner with my friend Lydia. We had dinner in Itaewon…Mexican of all choices.  It was a little pricey for Mexican…but I enjoyed every bite. My students are having a Christmas concert in a couple of weeks so I’ve been listening to my fair share of…

Weekend Warrior

Beginning this past Thursday I am off work at 6pm instead of 8:10! Of course to celebrate this monumental moment of joy I decided to attend a Language Meetup in Kangnam.   With some encouragement of random strangers at my table I went in front of 80 or so people to introduce myself in Korean.  Despite shaking…

Namsan Tower

Yesterday I went to Sookmyung Women’s University for Korean Class.  It was a special day so I didn’t actually get a chance to study.  We played some common Korean games, but I’m a goon and forgot to take photos.  One game was like hacky-sack, the other was a puzzle and the last one was throwing…

Gyeong Bok Gong Palace

I have a bad cough so I haven’t posted for a few days.  I guess its called a 100 Day Challenge because it’s a challenge…duh. Anyway, nothing was going to stop me from visiting Gyeong Bok Gong Palace today.  It was a great day, nice and warm…I’m actually overdressed and I’m sweating in that coat….