Marriage Visa in Korea: Foreigners used for National Interest?

Yes, the title is very provocative, but sadly there is a lot of truth to it. Everything starts with me being so exhausted and frustrated at the preparation process for a spouse visa in South Korea. As an Italian citizen, I know that it is fairly easy to receive a spouse visa in my country, … Continue reading Marriage Visa in Korea: Foreigners used for National Interest?

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Being extremely weight conscious in South Korea

Today I'm tackling a topic that is very sensitive to many people who are suffering because of their weight. I hope to let go of some of my frustrations with this post, and at the same time inform you regarding the treatment of overweight people in the Korean society. Mind you, this piece of writing … Continue reading Being extremely weight conscious in South Korea

Adorable Statuettes from Jeju (Dol Hareubang)

Miniature Dol Hareubang from Jeju Island. Image subject to copyright, contact me if interested in purchasing Last year I went to Jeju Island in the South of South Korea (sorry for the puns aha) and I found everywhere these cute stone statuettes that are actually miniatures of much larger statues portraying the "Dol Hareubang," aka … Continue reading Adorable Statuettes from Jeju (Dol Hareubang)

Enjoying the Vibrant Autumn Colors of Changdeok Palace’s “Secret Garden”

Secret Garden - Changdeok Palace- Seoul. Image subject to copyright, for information on how to purchase my photos please contact me. This photo was taken in early Autumn inside of the "Secret Garden" of Changdeok Palace (Seoul). Despite its classification as a "garden," this popular tourist attraction is non-other than a quiet forest encased in … Continue reading Enjoying the Vibrant Autumn Colors of Changdeok Palace’s “Secret Garden”