I’m a woman who likes stylish yet affordable shoes and clothing. I’m also a big/plus-sized woman who happens to live in one of the skinniest nations in the world. Yay, Korea! Chances are, if you’re a Westerner in Korea, you’re probably considered “big” here as well. Yes, I’m looking at you Ms. Thang who wears a size US 6, 8, or 10.
That euphoria I felt when I first arrived in Korea almost 3 months ago? Yea, it has disappeared swiftly. I’ve
become been a grouchy so and so lately.
I love music. Pop, rock, R&B, reggae, calypso, soca, salsa, bachata, coupe decale, mokossa, soukous, dubstep, and everything else in between. If it speaks to my mood, makes my head nod, or gets my hips wiggling, I can dig it.
Andrew Zimmern is now following me on Twitter. Whoa! I guess my Bizarre Foods posts and tweets got his attention.
Speaking of food… I have had the hardest time finding spicy food in Korea. I came to the conclusion that either Korean food isn’t as spicy as many may think it is, or that Koreans are afraid to serve this Westerner anything too spicy for fear that I can’t handle it.
Back in April, I spent 3 weeks on the hunt for a gym in my city of Uijeongbu. I visited 3 gyms before I finally gave up. Here’s why.