Perseverance: Getting a Korean Bank Account

On Monday I cried harder than I have in a really long time. I cried so hard my head hurt. And then I cried some more. Basically, I went to the bank thinking I was finally going to open an account with the alien registration number I had been waiting so long for. With this […]

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Two weeks in: Loneliness

Now that I am getting settled in to my life in Korea, I have more space to think about the future. And to miss home. Being here is a wonderful, wonderful gift, but the other day I realized that I’m not open to staying here longterm. In my heart I know my future is back […]

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Survival Mode: Transitioning to Life in Korea

This past week I’ve been in survival mode, getting over jet lag, figuring out how to feed myself, and finding the motivation to unpack and clean my apartment. I am still waiting for my alien registration number so I can get a phone, bank account, and start my real life here. But I have done […]

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