Personal Musings

Love at the Grocery Store

Yesterday, Hubby and I went grocery shopping at Homeplus. To make it a little more fun, I gave him a shopping spree challenge. He could pick anything he wanted and should be back to turn the stopwatch off within thirty seconds. I promised to pay everything he would grab without question. He ran quickly towards… Continue reading Love at the Grocery Store

Personal Musings

Keeping My Maiden Name

The last time I applied for passport renewal at the Philippine Embassy in Seoul, I contemplated whether I should change my last name or not. I already had a passport before I got married and have been using my maiden name in all my legal documents up to the present. For the sake of convenience, I decided to keep… Continue reading Keeping My Maiden Name

Life in Korea

Happy Valentine’s Day, Yeobo

So it was Valentine's Day yesterday. Valentine’s Day in Korea is celebrated a bit differently from the rest of the world. On February 14, women give chocolates or gifts to men. On March 14, also called as White Day, men return the favor. There is also Black Day for singles a month after White Day. It's celebrated by eating black… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day, Yeobo