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Moving Day In Seoul

Growing up in suburbia, I never saw/ thought about the logistics of moving into high-rise apartments. Last month I was startled while procrastinating online, when out of the corner of my eye, this giant “ladder car” came towards the window. Is it strange that this entertained me for a decent hour; what procrastinating? What’s moving day like in your country? Whenever… Continue reading Moving Day In Seoul

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Iranian Hospitality

“I can’t hang out with you on Saturday, I have a broom party” This weekend just gone, Bobby went and celebrated his friend’s groom/ bachelor party while I stayed over my friend’s house. I got the better deal; the groom had a curfew and Bobby caught a fever from another friend. Nassie (friend) and I stayed in, having a non-stop grazing party. We… Continue reading Iranian Hospitality

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Kimchi Making by the Mountains I

This weekend I experienced my first 김장 ‘gim-jang’ meaning Kimchi making. Families gather and make enough kimchi to last through the winter and on until the following November. Nowadays it’s becoming less common as it can be brought throughout the year from the store. The mother in law spent the week clearing out her kimchi fridge… Continue reading Kimchi Making by the Mountains I