“Ai…what to the A…what”? You may be wondering if you are not already versed in common Korean phrases. I have decided that in this post I will educate you on two important words when living here in Korea, besides food and where is the bathroom. Aigoo- sounds like I-gew. Approximate translation means “good grief”. Useful…Read more »
Yes folks, this happened to today. What you see in the picture above is not a left over picture from eating in a Latin American restaurant in Chicago. Nor did I copy and paste it from the internet. This was my second dinner for today; arroz con gandules, chuleta y tostones, or rice with pigeon peas,…Read more »
I had really good intentions to get an early start Saturday morning, I really did. Friday night I checked the weather and saw that it was going to be a beautiful sun shining day. There was no rain in the forecast, it wasn’t going to be terribly hot or muggy. The perfect day to spend…Read more »
I spent the day at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza and then headed over to The Gwangjang night market. More to come about my day later. Here is just a preview through pictures. Hope you enjoy.
Norma and I had good intentions to get up early so that we would have plenty of beach time. However, due to the late hour that we had gone to bed the night before, that did not happen. We got up around 9 or 9:30 and just took it easy in the morning. She had…Read more »
Vacation has officially ended and I have completed another week teaching English. Tonight I am going the relive for you the second leg of my crazy holiday week. I came back from Jeongdongjin on Tuesday morning. I slept most of the day after I got back and then made a trip to Seoul the next…Read more »
Ah Jeongdongjin, how you have stolen my heart. Even with the rain and the clouds, your charm is undeniable. As mentioned in my last post, my friend Jin Hee and I decided to go to the east coast in order the see the sunrise. We undertook a quick 24 hr trip, 8 hours of which…Read more »