Category Archives: Shops and Stores

Gio Cat vs. Bau House

If I were kidnapped by Japanese coffee spies and forced to estimate the number of cafes in Seoul, I would probably estimate that number to be about 8.2348687819823×10^46. That’s roughly 82 quattuordecillion cafes. The vast majority of those consist of … Continue reading

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Unfortunate Korean Store Names

“Konglish” is a word used to describe any grammatically incorrect, culturally fused, or strange use of the English language in Korea. It can refer to many different things, and examples of it are everywhere. My favorite is when it appears … Continue reading

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Paging Dr. Fish

Paging Dr. Fish. Dr. Fish, you’re needed in the OR. Paging Dr. Fish. Yes, Dr. Fish. Today, I have the privilege of writing about one of the strangest things I’ve done in Korea, so far. What is Dr. Fish? Well, … Continue reading

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Teacher Jeremy’s Neighborhood (plus Addendum)

I’ve been here several weeks now, and things are becoming easier everyday. When I first arrived at my apartment, everything was an adventure. Walking two blocks down the street to the supermarket to buy a bottle of water was intense. … Continue reading

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