Archive for January, 2011

The Disadvantages of Traveling Alone

January 31, 2011
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Why travel with others? I can think of a few reasons. Dining out I’ve been facing this problem with restaurants in my small town in South Korea. Although you can find plenty of places willing to accommodate one, the majority of those in my area only offer food portions for a group of two...
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Little Things Abroad: Dealing With Numbers

January 30, 2011
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Little Things Abroad: Dealing With Numbers

More of a few small notes here on living abroad: dealing with numbers in other countries. 1. Le Système International d’Unités Recently, a Korean friend of mine raised in the states invited me out to dinner. We were discussing body weight, and I casually mentioned I had lost a few kilograms, now weighing in...
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How I Screwed Myself Over in Terms of Relationships

January 29, 2011
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What can I say? I’ve really been going for classy blog titles. My thinking this evening is probably the result of watching too many episodes of The Big Bang Theory and other shows I used to watch that really made me pity myself. Let me clarify that. I wanted to show how even though...
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He Touched My Junk… No Arrests Made

January 27, 2011
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He Touched My Junk… No Arrests Made

Ok, I will be the first to admit I could have gone with a classier title for this entry. Still, I’m a Google whore; if someone does a search for TSA regulations, comes upon my blog, and learns a little about Korea in the process, so much the better. It’s no exaggeration to say...
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The Korean Path to Immortality

January 26, 2011
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The Korean Path to Immortality

One of my motivations for coming back to Asia was the healthier lifestyle. It’s true you can find ways to overindulge and get fat almost anywhere in the world, but Korea held an appeal for me from two fronts: a consistent schedule to base my runs and workouts around, and exposure to a better...
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Bitterness and the Lifer

January 24, 2011
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I promise I’ll try to make more of an effort to blog consistently. The truth is, I have a difficult time finding a good balance between blogging for leisure and out of obligation. What’s been on my mind recently? Actually something I’m quite concerned about. Let me set the stage. A new NongHyup Mart...
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