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Can My Korean Neighbors Hear Me?

Back in February and March, a fresh crop of EPIK teachers flooded the schools, noraebangs and samgyeopsal restaurants of Best Korea and are now settling into their new lives. 671 more words

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Fangirls and Facepalms: A Successful Ticket-less Entry Into the Seoul Doctor Who World Tour

Note: Extreme geekery follows. You have been warned.

So it’s been a while, but before I left for Japan I’d been mentioning quite a bit  3,751 more words

Marta

Korean Photo Hunt

Recently I’ve been introduced to analog photography. It’s been an art form I’d always seen my friends do, or saw in passing in a gallery or website, but had absolutely no background in. 271 more words

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A Haiku for My Coteacher

Minced garlic last week,
Uncooked rice today,
You make strange food choices, miss. 20 more words

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DMZ, Round 2

I’m at the DMZ for the second time with the lovely Leslie who’s visiting for two weeks.

I realize I haven’t actually written about Round 1 at the DMZ, but in short it’s a political amusement park. 27 more words

Marta

Some Coy Fingerplay

Found this beauty on a wall downtown.

Don’t even know.

In other news tomorrow I’m going to try ad sneak into the Doctor Who World Tour/willingly get scalped for a ticket! Wish me luck!!

Marta

Potatoes

Oftentimes as an ESL teacher, I like to offer more than just my language.

I also like to think I make available my cultural difference for answering various questions about the world (“Why are there black people in America and white people in Brazil?”), exposing them to indigenous cultures (Students: “Eskimo!” Me: “Actually, Inuit; Eskimo is offensive.” Students: “Eskimo!”), and letting them know about various international holidays (Me: “It’s Canada Day today!” Students: *absolutely blankness*). 1,255 more words

Marta