The clouds parted and the St. Patrick’s gods granted us with sunshine, the first decently warm day of the year and, thankfully, cheap, green, Korean beer. My coworker, Ashlyn, and I were decked out from head to toe in over-enthusiastically festive duds. We headed to… Read More
Some teachers complain that we live too far away from the hot spots of Seoul. We live in the ghetto. There’s nothing to do. There are no foreigners. It sucks. I would completely disagree. As the weather warms up, I am eternally, exponentially grateful to… Read More
Tilt shift photograph of Jeongneung, my small neighborhood in Seoul, from Global Grasshopper. Nice.
Jeongneung, Sungbuk-gu, Seoul, Korea. The view from my apartment.
While most of Seoul may be overflowing with towering skyscraper apartment buildings, streets glowing with strip after strip of neon lights and barbecue joints where the soju flows freer than water, Jeongneung is not. Nestled at the foot of Mount Bukhansan, just north-east of the… Read More