Getting tattooed in Korea

KakaoTalk_20160703_170948635I was riding a bus to Seoul earlier this month when my phone buzzed. It was my friend Deni. The tattoo artist we were planning to meet that afternoon just canceled our appointment. Continue reading “Getting tattooed in Korea”

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Celebrating Seollal, breathing in that mountain air

20160207_145201Happy New Year!

Earlier this month, Korea celebrated one of its biggest holidays, 설날 (Seollal), also known as the Lunar New Year. To celebrate the holiday many Koreans go to their family’s hometown, pay respects to their ancestors, and eat a ton of good food. Continue reading “Celebrating Seollal, breathing in that mountain air”