Even though Christmas is over, this is a great way to wrap presents all year round.
What better place to read about about Korea Sparkling, than at The Hub of Sparkle? If you haven’t heard about it yet, The Hub of Sparkle is a new metablog about Korea. There are 12+ bloggers contributing to this site, and I’m one of them! Other Korean bloggers include: – Roboseyo – Metropolitician – Korea [...]
I wanted to inform people about a service by the United States Post Office that most people don’t know about. It’s a very cheap way for people in the United States to send books or magazines internationally. There is no longer an 11 pound minimum to send a package, but you’ll still get charged for [...]
I don’t like to wear clothes that SHOUT what brand I’m wearing. My camera strap was a little loud for me. Sure, I’m happy I have a Canon, but I don’t need to advertise for them. Before: I bought this tape from the fabric store for under $3 and I used about 1/3 of it [...]
I had a couple of pre-cooked rice bowls and went online looking for cooking directions in English. I knew they could be microwaved, but didn’t know if the plastic bowls could stand being boiled. I found the answer at KOA Mart, which got me thinking. This online store selling Korean products would be a great [...]
Ras called to set up internet for our apartment today. It’s through Megapass Ntopia (English version) and was really easy to do. Dial 100. (Yes, it’s a three digit phone number to a call center in Seoul.) Press 8 for English, then 1 for “New Accounts.” You’ll talk to an English operator that will instruct [...]
A few people have asked me about these photo frames I use: There are Photoshop tutorials that will teach you how to make these, like this one here. I tried making it once, but it was difficult to follow and the frame didn’t turn out right. Instead, I get my frame templates from a [...]
I did a visa run to Japan last week, and wanted to write a “How to” post before I forgot all the details. The following is very detailed with lots of pictures – probably not interesting for those outside of Korea. Almost all English teachers have to do a visa run some point during their [...]