This Did Not Go As Planned The plan was to do this shoot amidst the cherry blossoms. But life gives you lemons sometimes. While we hit Japan during the height of cherry blossom (blog post w/pics to come), there really wasn't much of a display here in South Korea this year. Cherry blossoms are notoriously … Continue reading Books Over Flowers
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For the Love of Galbi FOOD - I love it!! That's why I have to jog all the time. Take whatever preconceived ideas you may have of cuisine in South Korea and toss them out the window right now. I'm about to take you on a savory, delicious, succulent tour of some of my favorite … Continue reading More Than Kimchi: Cuisine in South Korea
What can I say about author Shaila Patel? Not only is she madly talented, she's one of the kindest people I've met in the YA writing world and is a true shining light of positivity! I'm honored to be hosting her for an interview today - so let's dive in! Two souls. One fate. Shaila's … Continue reading Interview with Shaila Patel
Call Me the Crazy Cafe Lady Upon moving to South Korea, I was delighted to discover that this country and I have something in common - we are both very much in love with coffee and cafes! But Korea offers something unique that I had never even heard of before, pairing delicious coffees with themes … Continue reading Korea, Coffee, & Cats
***without spoilers!! At First Glance: Cover My Rating: 8/10 Visually, this book is sexy. There's something sleek and cold about it, amplified by the steely metallic sheen on the jacket. It's lovely, and I was immediately drawn to it for that reason alone. It photographs beautifully. Now, as a designer, I tend to be very … Continue reading Review: THE CHEMIST
I Am Not Brave At least, not when it comes to medical stuff. I avoid hospitals and doctors at all costs. My admission into the hospital during my pregnancy was literally the first time in my then 26 years of life I had ever set foot into a hospital as a legitimate patient. So it … Continue reading LASIK in SEOUL – Full Disclosure