• just some thoughts,  travel,  Uncategorized

    “Um…I speak English?”

    I knew there was something I forgot to do! It’s weird when you look JUST LIKE a bunch of people, but you know very little about their culture and ZILCH about their language. Which was basically my (and my brother’s) experience in South Korea. People understandably spent all their time speaking to us in Korean, while we flailed our arms around with dazed looks on our faces. It just became a daily way of life. Go out, get talked to in Korean, awkwardly mime a bit and say, “English, sorry!” Repeat x 50 Get back to the hotel, go to bed. It wasn’t annoying and it wasn’t frustrating. It just happened…