Hi, I’m John.
After spending a semester studying in Singapore, a year teaching in Korea and two and a half years of various jobs in Shanghai, China, I've decided to call America my home again. This (now archived) blog is a journal of my former life overseas.
Quick Links & Highlights
- All Maps in China Are Wrong
- Discuss China: Soft Power
- "What is it about 20-somethings" in Korea?
- The Proposed 38 States of America
Korea Travel Info
Tag Archives: war
“What can you hear about North Korea that you haven’t heard a 1000 times before? Only the most important thing; which is, how do North Koreans think and how do they see themselves in the world around them?” So my … Continue reading
The only reason I pay for cable TV is so I can watch BBC World News before I go to work or when I’m cleaning my apartment. I would also watch CNN International, but it’s guitar-laden always-replaying theme music drives … Continue reading
As you’ve already heard, some big stuff happened over the last week in regards to North and South Korea. I don’t plan on giving a long, boring opinion on the matter because I’m just going to say things that people … Continue reading
Today is the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Incheon. It’s also a special day for a few other reasons. One, my grandfather, a US Marine, came to the peninsula to fight with the UN forces for an entire year … Continue reading