Posts tagged "Julia Bass"
The House of Sharing & Korea’s Comfort Women

The House of Sharing & Korea’s Comfort Women

At this time a year ago, I was in the midst of coping with the end of my schooling years, the impending doom of adulthood creeping up on me as I hurriedly prepared for my upcoming year in South Korea. I knew very little about Korea, especially the recent history of this peninsula and its...
'Show Real Drama' at Festival Bo:m

‘Show Real Drama’ at Festival Bo:m

Now in its 6th consecutive year running, Festival Bo:m is a four-week (3/22-4/18) international event featuring artists of every discipline from around the world. As Korea’s leading festival in contemporary art, the event aims to bring innovative, avant-garde Korean and international art to Seoul, with a focus on discovering new artists. Experimentation and challenge are...
bassenyourseatbelt

bassenyourseatbelt

When she’s not penning well-written articles for Chincha or Seoulist, Julia Bass is updating her followers on her own humorously titled blog. A chronicle of her life in Korea, bassenyourseatbelt has naturally developed into a compelling online journal, with interesting and unaffected observations on what it’s like to live in Korea as a foreign teacher....

Alien’s Day Out

Any dieting restrictions, self-imposed or not, can be a difficult handicap to deal with when living in a foreign country. But Mipa Lee, the woman behind Alien’s Day Out, has tackled life in Korea as a vegan and has the in-depth, informative, and indisputably delicious blog to prove it. She has been blogging for 5...

Karl Lagerfeld: Work in Progress

“Change is the healthiest way to survive.” A powerful thought for Korea’s expats to live by; we have all made life-changing decisions as a means of survival. The man behind the quote is Karl Lagerfeld, most commonly known for his fashion design accomplishments at one of the most iconic brands in the world, Chanel. Lagerfeld...
Santacon Seoul 2011

Santacon Seoul 2011

Before arriving in Korea, I wasn’t exactly sure how this country would handle the “Holiday Season”. It’s hard to envision what an alternative to the hyper-commercialized American Christmas experience would be. Do families spend thousands of dollars and hours creating elaborate light decorations on their front lawns? Is every ubiquitous K-Pop song replaced with ubiquitous...