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What we did in Busan

Stepping off the ferry in Busan was like a homecoming for Roman and I. We’d spent our first year of marriage teaching English to kids in Gimhae, a suburb of South Korea’s second-largest city. We’d even taken this same ferry once, when we visited Japan on our New Year’s vacation from work. This is why […]

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The Jjim-jil bang (Korean bathhouse and sauna)

The Korean bathhouse is a unique experience. Many Westerners feel uncomfortable getting naked in public to use the baths, and I understand that it can be a difficult undertaking, especially with children. If this had been our first and only time in Korea, and if we hadn’t had an inkling of how awesome Korean jjim-jil-bangs were, […]

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