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My current impressions of Korea.

Let’s just say, right off the bat, my feelings for Korea have changed since the beginning.

I consider Korea my home now. I have found my place there and I am happy there. 505 more words

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Riding A Motorcycle To The Fruit Market In Rural India

When we lived in India in 2013, we were about a 10 minute scooter ride to a fruit market, well, more like a big fruit stand. 223 more words


Saudi-born expatriate footballers OK'd for club teams

Football players born in Saudi Arabia have been given the green light to play for club teams after the Saudi Arabian Football Federation relaxed its rule on expatriates looking for playing opportunities in the local league. 207 more words

Expat Life

Best Public Schools in Maricopa County 2014

I really had a hard time trying to find a school for my daughter before we moved to AZ. I tried to understand the school district boundaries, but since I didn’t live here it wasn’t easy to understand. 2,003 more words


Shopping in Foreign Lands.

Shopping in foreign lands can be a bit of a challenge.

Take away the routine you are used to, your familiar shop layouts, and replace everything with a language you can’t read and don’t understand, and the simplest of tasks reach a whole new level of stress. 861 more words

Expat Life

a 30-hour marking marathon & mike's welcome arrival

Monday, January 12: We had our Year 1 Writing Final Exams today from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ¬†Normally the students are given one hour to write two paragraphs, meaning that they don’t have time to ramble on and on. ¬† 1,037 more words


the smell of spring

They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. The wind’s knife edge soon fades to sweet, spring breezes nipping at our cheeks and the once frozen soil melts to reveal incipient sprigs of new life pushing upwards and out towards the heavens. 117 more words

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