Korea taught me a lot of things about living away from family, marriage, and raising children alone, but the biggest lesson of all was about celebrating life every day.
In this blog post, I present an account of what Korea means to me and how it has transformed the way I perceive life.
I came to Korea in 2005 for work. No one in my family had ever traveled to a non-English speaking country, that too alone, so I believe I started a sort of trend. Not only did I learn how to write and speak in the Korean language during my stay, I also managed to make inroads into the lives of Korean people through love and friendship. My willingness to experiment with food, language, and culture earned me acceptance as well as tremendous respect in the Korean society.
Life in Korea Post Marriage
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