Have you been to any business yet and heard the woman or man behind the counter shout “Service!” before giving you something for free? This concept took a little while to adjust too, but I’ve written a quick post about the meaning of service in Korea on Tripwolf. Check it Continue Reading
Forget about BeeBimBap and Bulgogi. There is a wide world of Korean cuisine out there just waiting to be explored by the Western palate. Some of it is really quite delicious, and some of it, well… let’s just say that you’ll want to be sure and keep the toilet paper Continue Reading
Drinking is a sport in Korea. Read about the rules on Tripwolf.
In celebration of making my 18th million, we went back to Busan this past weekend for some major shopping. To my surprise, the Gukje Market in Busan’s Nampo-dong had almost as many bootlegs as we saw at the “well known place for slaughter of foreigner dollars,” better known as the Continue Reading
Crossed another one off the TO-DO list in hiking Cheonwangbong (천왕봉) on Jirisan (지리산) this past weekend. At 1910 meters, 천왕봉 is the tallest peak on mainland South Korea. It is also the tallest mountain I’ve personally ever hiked, and there were a few mental / physical road blocks on Continue Reading
NEWSFLASH ::::: : We took a field trip to the photonics expo with the student only a week later ::: : : : :: :: Read about all the neon, fire, and hardcore pornography on Tripwolf here. Gwangju Sangmu Citizen’s Park from April 2 to May 9, 2010. Check out Continue Reading
Sorry for the lack of posts lately, but it has been a long month. Sickness, scheduling conflicts, shitty weather, students that just don’t know when to shut the eff up…. it all added up to one miserable March. It was probably the hardest month for us since coming here in Continue Reading
Some good stuff here about my trip to China during the Lunar New Year, now posted on tripwolf. Check em out! The Horrors of Chinese Street Food Where to Buy Bootleg Shit in China Chinese New Year, in China