Archives for August 2013

The Bangkok Experience Part 1: Erawan Museum and Muay Thai Fight Night

Is this touristy?  Well, yes it is! Going to Bangkok, Thailand for vacation showed me a couple things.  First, I really want to travel more.  Second, I really need to travel more. I suppose … [Read more...]

Korean Judo Excellence Begins in School

For the judo lovers out there, you know about South Korea.  Names like Jeon Ki-Young (전기영), Lee Won-Hee (이원희), Wang Ki-Chun (왕기춘), and Kim Jae-Bum (김재범) resound in the judo world as defining … [Read more...]

Why Korean Men and Women Marry Foreigners (Matchmaking Poll)

I'm not big on talking about the whole dating and marriage thing, but when I came across this article I figured I wouldn't be the only one who was intrigued.  The Chosen Ilbo recently reported a poll … [Read more...]

Kim Jong Un Has a Smartphone!!

Will miracles never cease. I couldn't believe my eyes when I read the other day that the infamous, fearless leader of the Hermit Kingdom is now equipped with a smartphone.  The article over at … [Read more...]

The Noob Traveler Packing for Bangkok

I finally decided to take the plunge and go to South East Asia for vacation. Destination:  Bangkok It's the second half of Summer break and the plan is for Bangkok.  To see the many different … [Read more...]

Making Cake in a Mug with Middle School Korean Girls

English camp comes at the start of Summer and Winter breaks.  It generally lasts about 10 days and the day usually ends before noon.  At least that's how it was at my school.  Camps are usually on the … [Read more...]