I remember the moment I first saw the Eiffel Tower. I had just got off a train departed that from Milan. It was 12:00 a.m., pitch dark, pouring with rain. I got in a taxi – hair soaked and body … Continue reading The Symbol of the Eiffel Tower
Here’s a brief update on what you might have missed this week: In Northumbria, Northeast England – Domestic violence is down 60 per cent thanks to a new pilot program* initiated by the police. Instead of making arrests, offenders must agree to engage … Continue reading
If there’s one thing I know for sure about Korean culture, it’s that that kimchi plays a big part in Korean identity. Kimchi is the staple food in Korea. French have their baguettes, Canadians have their poutine (?), Koreans have … Continue reading Kimchi Everyday All-day
I was heartbreakingly shocked and pleasantly surprised by recent news I heard about Nigeria. While this blog post ends on a lighter note, I warn you it’s going to start off very sad. But this is what’s happening in Nigeria … Continue reading Nigeria – Crisis and Hope
Ah, Netherlands aka Holland, a country known to many for Vincent Van Gogh, tulips, canals and of course Amsterdam. I have always categorized Netherlands with the Nordic countries such as Denmark, Sweden and Norway for its high levels of education … Continue reading The Netherlands – Holland’s Trump and Prison Closures
Betty’s story South Korea–my homeland. I am a 1.5 generation immigrant. While I was born in Seoul, South Korea, I came to Canada as a toddler still learning how to speak. My upbringings here in Canada, no doubt shaped the … Continue reading South Korea – Beauty and Recycling Obsessed
I didn’t think my first blog post would be about Donald Trump. And luckily it’s not. It’s about what the results of the election meant to me.