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  • Live and Learn
    on Jul 8, 2015 in Challenge Harry Potter quote. quote
    The last quote of the 3 Day Quote Challenge is to be a special one. One I have read so many times and one I have lived and learned :)...
  • Never miss an opportunity!
    on Jul 6, 2015 in Challenge contest quote
    Thanks to a sweet blogger friend Kokila of Sunshine n Blue Clouds, I am participating in a 3 Day Quote Challenge.I want to start off the challenge with the quote that came as a shot on the head for me. The missed opportunities, the lost chances,...
  • Importance of being myself
    on Jul 6, 2015 in Challenge quote
    Another quote which jolted me into activity and put me in the driver's seat of my own life: .I fully intend to live my own life completely without any regrets and enjoy every moment of it!I find this 3 Day Quote Challenge an interesting way to r...
  • Seodaemun Prison in SeoulWith the kids in vacation, getting up late, keeping me busy and messing up by perfect schedules, I decided enough is enough and pulled them out of the home to experience a bit of the Korean heritage. We just happened to choose to go and visit the Seo...
  • Bubbling goodness
    on Jun 17, 2015 in food korea Korean noodles Seoul
    Yay! Summer vacation is here! I love it when my kids are around, waking up late, heavy breakfast at noon, playing and chatting until lunch time and continuing to play and chat until dinner. It is pretty fun and I am enjoying every second spent with t...
  • The Moonlight tour of Changdeokgung Palace
    on Jun 8, 2015 in changdeokgung palace Seoul
    There are five main palaces in Korea. I had been to the biggest and majestic Gwanghwamun palace which is a must-see for all tourists because of all the history involved. But for the prettiness, I must say the Changdeokgung takes the cake! I was...
  • Seoul Brand
    on Jun 1, 2015 in brand Seoul foreigner Seoul
    Brand names are quite popular and even a status symbol nowadays. Brand named clothes, shoes, are the most sought after items in anyones wardrobe. But I have never heard of a brand name for a city.Seoul brand promotes the city of Seoul. This is a uniq...
  • Lotus Lantern Festival 2015My absolute favorite festival in Seoul has to be the Lotus Lantern Festival. It is held every year on April 8th of the Lunar calendar for Buddha's Birthday. It is as though the city bursts into color with culture and beauty for these few weeks! I do...
  • Selfie with the PM
    on May 18, 2015 in ABC Wednesday PM Seoul
    Today I got to meet an interesting person and world leader!Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Korea after his tour of China and Mongolia. He was greeted by Indians in Korea with a lot of enthusiasm and love.All Indians and others were invited t...
  • Cat Cafe
    on May 5, 2015 in cat cafe cats meoww Seoul
    Another big tick next to the things I want to do before leaving Korea. Visiting the cat cafe in Seoul :)Cat cafes are very popular in Japan but are a rage here in Korea! Taking care of pets like you would do your own child is very common here. I see...
  • Green Wall
    on Apr 28, 2015 in ABC Wednesday green wall plants Seoul
    The green wallSeoul city has a new city hall. As a part of the Monitor program, we were taken on a tour of this new city hall with an English speaking guide. I was very thrilled about visiting this place because it is one of the most eco-friendly bui...
  • Out in the open
    on Apr 23, 2015 in #truestory ABC Wednesday Seoul
    Seoul has been giving us the best temperatures this week. Spring is finally here and we were treated to a burst of flowers. And I managed to drag the family out in the open. Hangang park in center of Seoul by the Han river was the ideal place to go.
  • Drama Queen- Life without Lifey
    on Apr 14, 2015 in #truestory ABC Wednesday cellphone
    "Mom! I think you are in love with the Lifey", My son scolds me. "Appa! I think she loves Lifey more than she loves all of us put together!", lassoing my husband into the argument. He nods from his usual seat behind the laptop, as usual unclear wheth...
  • Monitoring SeoulKorea is slowly but surely opening up itself to the world. Always belittled by the giants of China and Japan, Korea is blossoming into the world bearing its own unique scent. With the electronics and automobile biggies Samsung, LG, Hyundai leading th...
  • Optimism personifiedDoubts. Uncertainty. Apprehension. Confusion.Can a 40 year old lady who has never been artistic or crafty ever in her life hope to take up a career in the arts so late in her life?  Can she dive into the amazing world of creative people and hope...
  • LotusAll flowers are beautiful. I really enjoy watching, photographing, drawing and arranging flowers. Of all the flowers, the national flower of India takes the cake. The beautiful lotus!Arising from the dirt and grime, the lotus flower, bathed in s...
  • Korean Flower Arrangement~ About the flowersI have been going to this Flower arrangement class ever since we moved to Korea and I have made such good friends and learned a lot!Flower Arrangement is the term but this art involves using branches, stems, even rocks (as props), twigs and flower bu...
  • Japchae- Tasty treat
    on Mar 17, 2015 in food japchae Seoul
    Japchae is a popular Korean noodle dish that I love making. The chewy texture of the translucent sweet potato noodles along with the plethora of veggies makes it so colorful and tasty.The colorful, flavorful and healthy JapchaeThe authentic Korean ve...
  • The Third Culture Kid
    on Mar 11, 2015 in Seoul
    Today I understood the concept of Third Culture Kids. At a seminar with Libby Stephens,  I was introduced today to the new breed of kids with a passport from one country, living in another, living with parents of yet another culture. What a mout...
  • This week in doodles
    on Mar 4, 2015 in pencil drawings Seoul
    This week has been so busy so far with the Korean class becoming more and more complicated and the number of school meetings increasing as my son approaches the 12th grade. I still found some peace and quiet with my doodling :)decorating the left han...
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