Tag: living abroad

Sep 19

Are You a UCF International Student?

Then a special welcome goes out to you!  Being that I work at UCF, I would like to especially recognize you, and hope we may be able to meet. My Korean husband, Ben, and I regularly meet with international students in the UCF area, so let us know if you want to join us.  We …

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May 24

I Wish Someone Had Told Me…

Here’s your chance to reveal your secret… What is one thing you wished someone had told you before you came to study in the United States?  Please put your answer below.  We look forward to learning how to serve you better!

May 11

Tip #1: Know yourself, better navigate a new culture

More posts are to come regarding things important to know about living abroad and American culture, but let me offer the best tip first.  Perhaps you’ve heard the quote, “No matter where you go, there you are.”  I think most of us focus on the words “where” and “there.”  I would offer that instead the …

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May 11

Let’s Get Packing!

It is great to have you here.  I look forward to helping you pack your cultural suitcase.  Below is a summary of why I believe I can offer some assistance. After teaching for many years, having lived abroad for seven years, and being married to a fine Korean gentleman for well over a decade, I …

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Nov 21

Hello and Welcome to Cultural Glimpses!

Glad you are here!  Please look around, and don’t miss the bookshelf on the right to check out some of my favorite books, selected just for you!