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
Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullah wabarakatuh. Finally, I can write something again on my blog–another life story and some of my not-so-hefty-opinions. Almost 2 years I’ve been staying in Seoul, Korea. This last semester is another new experience of my lifetime, being a wife and mom-to-be for my baby boy. Well, I’m delaying my graduation because of, you… Continue reading 30 Days of Ramadhan 1437H in Korea
Less than one month before going home. Thank, God. My third semester had been finished and I’d got enough score to keep getting the scholarship. “Master degree is not that easy.” On the way to work on my thesis, many things happened. I changed my thesis topic several times because of some limitations I have… Continue reading Partners in Crime
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!
“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke One of the recommended seasons to visit South Korea is in Spring. The beauty of cherry blossom can be seen approximately only for around 2 weeks. That’s the peak of that pinkish season. As I remember, I… Continue reading The Forgotten Spring
Last weekend I had a special guest from Thailand, friend of Junda, Mbak Chilmi. It’s been a long time since I did a trip in the fall season in last year. Mbak Chilmi already had her itinerary, thus I only accompanied her . Actually, she registered for the tour group, but she had free time on Saturday… Continue reading Autumn Trip 2015 with Special Guest from Thailand
Assalamu’alaikum warohmatullohi wabarokatuh. Alhamdulillah. Eid Mubarak! Taqobbalallohu minna wa minkum (May Allah accept it from you and us). Shiyama manna wa shiyama kum (my fasting and your fasting). Minal aidzin wal fadzin (May you be among those who have happy returns). I apologize for all my mistakes I ever did to you. Eid mubarok! Celebrating… Continue reading Eid Al-Fitr in Seoul :: Eid Mubarok!
Assalamu’alaikum Warohmatulloh Wabarokatuh. The last day of Ramadhan. Taqobbal allahu minna wa minkum. May Alloh accept our fasting and give us a chance to meet next Ramadhan. Many new stories I’ve got from fasting in Seoul. We are living as the minority. Ramadhan is felt different in some way. But, the intention is the same.… Continue reading Day #29 Ramadhan in Seoul – The Last Day of Ramadhan
Now Grand Dad is in i’tikaf Only ten days are left He’s praying every night Dressed all in white Hands held high With tears in his eyes Asking for forgiveness and paradise.. Yusuf Islam- Ramadhan Moon Assalamu’alaikum Warohmatulloh Wabarokatuh. Day 28 has been passed. We did the last tarawih in Ramadhan. I still can remember my… Continue reading Day #28 Ramadhan in Seoul
All those eyes look swollen. Ramadhan will leave us soon. All feelings are fulfilling their heart and mind. “Can I meet Ramadhan again? Is my Ramadhan good enough to improve myself? Or I just waste my Ramadhan? Are we closer to Allah in this month?” They cry every day. Closer to the end of Ramadhan,… Continue reading Day #26 and #27 of Ramadhan in Seoul