Interview With an Expat – Pete Lucarotti

A few weekends ago, we traveled to Boseong to visit one of our interesting expat friends named Pete. Apart from living in a wonderfully small and beautiful city, Pete is a talented potter. He offered to show us around his pottery studio and let us try our hand at the potting wheels if we came for a visit, so we naturally jumped at the opportunity. Continue reading

The Hardest Part of Living Abroad, or “My Stupid Brother Decided to Get Married While I’m Living Overseas”

We wouldn’t be in Korea if the negative aspects of life abroad outweighed the benefits. That being said, though, there are definite struggles and disadvantages inherent in a drastic move or lifestyle change. Generally, we strive to focus on positive things in life and fully appreciate the life that we have, but there are some things that are far too painful to gloss over. Continue reading

Bukchon Hanok Houses

Let us begin by announcing our Instagram Challenge winner from our recent trip to Bukchon Hanok Village… drum roll please… Ryan! Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for your favorite shot of this beautiful neighborhood. We are planning to have future challenges as well, so stay tuned! As promised, here’s our post and photos from our exploration of the area. Continue reading

A Very Hedger Christmas

The holiday season is a special time of year in our house, and we have done our best to continue traditions while living abroad. While in Korea, we have been surprised by how many stores and neighborhoods have celebratory decorations and events to cater to those enjoying Christmas, however it is a different holiday than that which we are accustomed. Continue reading