There is usually a moment when living in a new country that you stop feeling like a visitor and realize I LIVE HERE! This was a lighting strike moment for me. It could be because I live somewhere as well-known as London, and after years of seeing flashes of the city on TV, in the news, […]
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[pullquote align=”left”]Most people associate a trip to Busan with the hot summer sun and lazy days at the beach.[/pullquote]Despite the mercury plummeting below freezing, you can still throw your swim gear into a beach bag and head toward Haeundae. Instead of going directly to the beach to feel the sand between your toes, go only […]
Happy New Year, Jetsettlers! We’re coming back from a wonderful holiday break and can’t wait to share more of your expat stories in 2012. We’d love to hear your feedback on the type of content you’d like to see covered in the upcoming year. We want to solicit stories that you want to read and […]
I’m thrilled to be joining all you ‘jet settlers’ today as part of my virtual book tour celebrating the launch of @Home in Dubai… Getting Connected Online and on the ground, but, today’s post is about more than just Dubai. I must say, when I found Bethany and Adam’s site, I felt like there was […]
[pullquote align=”left”]I am not a particularly picky eater, nor am I particularly adventurous.[/pullquote]I remember reaching an early milestone a few months after arriving in China. At a business dinner, I was offered, accepted, and ate fish brains. I ate them with my chop sticks, and although it was slippery, I didn’t even drop them. It […]
[pullquote align=”left”]Autumn, in all its multi-colored and pleasant-weathered glory, is Korea’s season for getting out and getting into nature.[/pullquote]Koreans use this time of year to enjoy a favorite national pastime, hiking. Many make pilgrimages to any number of national parks throughout the country, but perhaps the most famous is Jirisan. Located in Korea’s southern region […]
[pullquote align=”left”]I always thought I knew what it was like to be shot.[/pullquote]I had seen enough films. You would look terrified when the bad guys pointed a gun at you, and then you would plead with them not to shoot you. Ignoring you totally, they would smile with an evil grin and shoot. You would […]