Resupplied, and Becoming a Connoisseur of the World’s Markets

Chances are when you’re living somewhere for an extended period of time, you’re going to find products or amenities that you feel you can’t live without. Even things of equivalent standard: you just can’t use anything but that particular thing. At first this feeling just comes from the stuff you leave back home when you first move abroad. … More Resupplied, and Becoming a Connoisseur of the World’s Markets

The Mania of Selling, or Emptying Your Apartment Before Moving Out

Having never lived abroad for quite so long before – nor having had an apartment of my own in which to accumulate a ton of stuff – I’ve never had to deal with the process of getting rid of everything. And let me say, having never been properly prepared to anticipate this moment, I’ve let … More The Mania of Selling, or Emptying Your Apartment Before Moving Out

A Week From Today, and the Adventures of Running Around With A Deadline

In exactly one week I will be on a planr bound for Canada. Celebrating preemptively with Monster Pizza and a heinously expensive (but damn good) cider while saying goodbye to a friend who leaves tomorrow. Spent the day running around selling stuff and posting desperately on the What’s For Sale In Cheongju Facebook page to … More A Week From Today, and the Adventures of Running Around With A Deadline

Goodbye, Brain Twin

This past weekend I spent with Andrea in Wonju for our long overdue girly weekend. It was our last time together in Korea so we made it count. Two dozen Krispy Kreme donuts were purchased (eaten between us two and Andrea’s sister, visiting from abroad), Tom Yum soup was made, What We Do In The … More Goodbye, Brain Twin