Contest: ESD, Winners!

ESD 2011

Though the Every Single Day contest didn’t garner nearly the number of entrants as I’d hoped, I know the people that did enter are avid fans and for that I am stoked to say that everyone that entered is going … Continue reading

Learning Korean Can Be Laugh Out Loud Funny, Pt. 2

LOL Fireworks Funny Korean Language

In this segment, let’s look at some more words/phrases that while aren’t so literally what’s happening, are still humorous for the way they express the idea. Continue reading

Contest: Every Single Day

ESD 2011

This contest is only open to residents outside of Korea. Sorry fans in Korea! You can get the CDs and see the guys pretty easily, if you ask me. This contest is for those fans abroad. Only one entry per participant will be accepted. ^^ Continue reading

Mothers Are The Ultimate Multitaskers

baby, two months

This made me wonder what this woman thought of her own mother. I grew up in a single-parent household, though I wouldn’t say that only a single-parent raised me. My mother’s side of the family is a close-knit 70 or so people and that’s who raised me. My mother was raising three girls while working full time. Continue reading

Every Single Day: A Pictorial History Lesson

ESD 2009

Here are some of my favorite pictures that I’ve taken while I’ve gone to concerts with my husband. From backstage, behind the band and to standing with thousands of people in front of the stage at festivals, this is Every Single Day from my perspective. Continue reading

Korean Cooking: Fermented Soybean Paste Soup: 된장찌개

Korean Cooking: Fermented Soybean Paste Soup 된장찌개

Fermented soybean paste soup, or deonjang jjigae (된장찌개), is one of those very common soups to see on restaurant tables as well as in the home. It’s one of those soups that also might take a little time to get used to with it’s salty taste. Continue reading

10 Spring Festivals To Look Forward To

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Here are 10 spring festivals to look forward to and to put on the calendar now! Continue reading

AXA Direct Is a Great Option For Those Expats in Korea

AXA Insurance Sponsored Post

AXA Direct has just launched a comprehensive insurance website entirely in English to help expat drivers out. Continue reading

Rooftop Art & Graffiti in Mullae-dong

Seoul, Korea: Mullae-dong Street Art

Mullae-dong is an area that was once only known for it’s metal works but for the past decade has experienced an influx of independent artists that have set up studios in the area making it popular for another reason. These artists came to the area from places like Hongdae and Daehagno that, due to popularity, saw rent prices increase. Fortunately, Mullae-dong hasn’t seemed to have experienced the same popularity as those areas and artists can thrive in the grittier back alleys. Continue reading