Guest Post: Jason’s Tips for Living in Colombia

Guest Post: Jason’s Tips for Living in Colombia

It’s hard to imagine that I’ll be leaving Korea on Monday, traveling through Mongolia for a couple weeks, traipsing around the States for a month and a half, and at the end of August, moving to Colombia and beginning my Peace Corps service. Time flies, or as I’ve recently learned, 세월이 참 빠른 것 같아요. […]

Radio interview with 1013 Main Street on tbs eFM

Radio interview with 1013 Main Street on tbs eFM

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Asia, Interviews, Korea | 8 Comments

A couple weeks ago, I was contacted by 1013 Main Street on tbs eFM, Korea’s leading English-only radio station, and invited to an interview on their program. They wanted to ask me questions about Mapping Words and my experiences living in Korea. Firstly, I was shocked that a radio program had shown interest in my blog, […]

Gay in Korea: an interview with an American expat living in Seoul

Gay in Korea: an interview with an American expat living in Seoul

My Korean co-teacher once told me that she had never met a gay person. “You probably have without realizing it,” I responded. She didn’t seem convinced. The gay scene is still quite hidden in Korea, even though this year marked the 13th Queer Culture Festival in Seoul. I recall meeting one gay guy when I […]

Promoting Korean Reunification through English Tutoring: an interview with a PSCORE volunteer

Promoting Korean Reunification through English Tutoring: an interview with a PSCORE volunteer

Despite living in Seoul, mere kilometers from the Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea, it’s quite rare to meet North Korean defectors in everyday life. I may have sat next to a North Korean on the subway, or interacted with someone at a local shop, but I wouldn’t have realized it. In magazines […]

Interview with Eunsol Choi, designer and owner of Mustachos

Interview with Eunsol Choi, designer and owner of Mustachos

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Art + Design, Asia, Interviews, Korea | No Comments

Eunsol Choi, a Korean graphic designer and business owner, started the company Mustachos after her recent college graduation in December 2011. A Mustacho is a quirky, whimsical character with a big mustache, inspired by stuffed toys and characters from Japan. They are all handmade, and the customer can choose the accessories and fabric. The colors […]

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