Welcome home, Fitrah. See you, Seoul. See you, Korea–one of famous developed countries in East Asia. It was nice to see you. Thanks, Allah, for letting my feet step in this beautiful country. Arriving in Seoul at the end of August 2014 with a hope that I would get plenty new interesting experience. Many things I… Continue reading A Little Learnt Experience From Korea
One of the comforts of living in Korea is government support for pregnant woman and elderly. But, somehow there are some difficulties to get those supports because of language gap and some procedural things–of course especially for us as foreigners. If you are staying in Korea or you have a plan to stay in Korea… Continue reading How to Issue Kookmin Haengbok Card (국민행복카드) for Pregnant Woman in Seoul, Korea
The rain is getting harder and harder. And the red leaves are on the ground, showing the limit of their last power before die. Seoul, with its neat urban planning, it serves wonderful view, especially in Fall season–when we can enjoy the beautiful of red-yellow colors along the road. And, here we go!
Coming with the cold of winter and the cold of people here, I found the warmth, between my yearning for home and my effort to keep staying here. Allah always knows what I need. Allah sent me piles of gifts. My first winter in my life. I could see the beauty of unique tiny thing called snow. The sophisticated… Continue reading The Warmth of Winter
Last weekend, I went to a unique and famous cafe, Cat Cafe. This cafe is located at Myeongdong, another crowded location and shopping center in Seoul. As its name, this cafe is full of cats. We can see cats on desks, chairs, walking around, some are sleeping. The beverages and snacks they serve are similar to other… Continue reading Cat Cafe :: A Modern Zoo or A Modern Cafe?
So many events were held in Korea recently. One of them was Pikachu Parade. It was only held in 2 days, November 15-16th, 2014 (Saturday and Sunday). Unfortunately, what I was expected was different to the reality. This is what I expected: And this is the reality: It was overcrowded and the organizers said that the parade would… Continue reading Pikachu Parade
Nomu chuwo nende (It was really cold on that day)–in Lantern Festival. And yeah, it was crowded. Me and some Indonesian friends, ah, plus one Vietnamese went to this Lantern Festival. The festival was held along Cheonggyecheon stream. Well, because most of the lantern explanation tags were written in Hangul, unfortunately, I couldn’t know what… Continue reading Seoul Lantern Festival:: When The Lights are not Just The Light