In our last post, we announced that we are returning to Korea this fall. We can’t wait to get there! Unlike previous trips, though, we are almost as excited about the journey as the destination. Say what?! Yes, this is truly a first for us. We normally dread the long hours of travel, smashed into… Read More Business Class Award Flight to Korea
Hi Readers! It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? We apologize for the absence and we have missed you, but it was a much needed respite. So to answer our most frequently asked question as of late, where in the world have we been?! The short answer is: everywhere! We were able to travel all of 2017… Read More Where Have We Been?
After several weeks, I have had time to reflect and process my first Korean culture camp experience in my 30 years of life. Several months ago, Whitney and I were invited to speak to adoptive parents at Kamp Kimchee in Baxter, MN, which is a Korean culture family camp. I prepared my part of the… Read More My First Culture Camp
Exactly one year ago, I had the distinct opportunity of meeting a woman whose life work was dedicated to helping orphans and abandoned children – a work that has had a direct impact on my life. She has always put the needs of others ahead of her own and is such an inspiration. There were… Read More A Meeting That Changed My Life
This is a continuation of previous post A Koreanless Korean in Korea. Please read before proceeding. As mentioned in a previous series, I got a quick education about how different things would be for me as soon as I arrived in Korea in 2010 for my teaching assignment. I had been trying to mentally prepare for as… Read More The Korean Workplace