March 26, 2017

A few things South Korea got super right!

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Like any place anyone lives or travels too there will be bumps along the way. Although, I have had my fair shares of bumps and bruises, the highs have been oh so high. Some of those highs came when comparing my home country, The USA, and South Korea. Yeah, South Korea is very quirky and […]

Korean food: Dak-gangjeong (닭강정)

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Addiction. I have without a doubt a serious Dak-gangjeong addiction. I am ashamed to admit that I have eaten this insanely delicious mutant mixture every day for the past two weeks. I just can’t stop, but to be honest I don’t want to stop. This dish just makes me so fucking happy. The restaurant owners […]

South Korea and its addiction to the rat race

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Like so many countries, nations, people and individuals around the world the pursuit of consumer good and intangible status are at the forefront of their minds. The desire to have what they do not have; the desire to possess what they are told they can not pushes people to insanity. People become consumed with the […]

A diamond in the concrete rough of Seoul, South Korea

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Who would have thought that among all the concrete, steel, taxis and soju you would find such a diamond? Even though I have lived in Seoul for over one year I, lazily,  never took the time to meander over to The Secret Garden in Changdeokgung Palace. The palace, in and of itself, was quite beautiful, […]

Secrets of localization: Language

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The most important form of communication behind body language is verbal communication. The ability to express your thoughts, emotions, feelings, desires and ideas with extreme detail are paramount to localizing. If you want to become as local as you possibly can, the main way to achieve this goal is by learning the local language. This […]