Tag: living

  • Canada vs America

    Lived in Canada for 14 years and USA for 7 years. Canada is the better place to live and start a family. Low healthcare costs, low tuition costs, less dangerous, less risk of dying in a firearm-related incident, less homeless, more social safety net, friendlier people, less racial tensions. America is the better place to…

  • What culture shocks have you experienced while visiting or living in South Korea?

    I found the lack of gender equality there pretty appalling. I’m no feminist – and I frankly find feminism in Western countries to be a bit of a joke – but Korea really needs more feminism. It’s not even close. Korean women really get the short end of the stick here. Not just wages either…

  • ..Can you tell I still miss Korea alot?

    Yeah… SF is soooo boring and lonely compared to Korea I can’t even…

  • The curse of the odd number years

    I only have a few days left before I leave Korea – now one of the reasons as a lot of my friends know, that I came to Korea was to find a Korean girlfriend and marry a Korean girl. Now that goal has to be pushed back, since I am single right now and…

  • Minimalism – enjoying the simple life

    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication I got inspired from some articles I read about Japanese minimalism, and living in a pretty nice but small apartment with the basic stuff and keeping material things to a minimum. I know, I’ve spent ALOT of money this year, with 36% of my spending according to Mint going to…

  • Ponderings I

    You are the music while the music lasts. – T.S Eliot Finding where you fit in the world – that’s the most difficult thing to do isn’t it. How do you know where you’ll fit in, and who cherishes you the most? Even though I haven’t made many friends here yet, I think that California…