2012 – The Year of The Dragon
Happy New Year!
Welcome 2012, the year of the Dragon. (I know that traditionally they switch in the Lunar New Year, but oh well.) In the Chinese Zodiac, the Dragon is strong, self-assured, proud and passionate. I hope that this year will bring those same characteristics to me, as I try to embark on a year that will challenge me and push me to my limits. 2012 will turn out to be a very interesting year, I am sure of this.
Speaking of 2012, I have been picked as a Worldwide Korea Blogger for 2012 by www.korea.net – the official website of South Korea! It is run by KOCIS – the Korean Culture and Information Service. You can read the official blog by going to blog.korea.net. I am so very proud to be a part of this exciting group of people who are passionate about Korea and love to write about it.
As a WKB, I hope to contribute tips on visiting and living in Korea, as well as share my personal experiences so that I can help educate people who want to know about Korea. Even though I am leaving Korea in 2 months, that doesn’t mean I can’t write about it after I’ve gone! My goal is to write a post a week about Korea, with Korea tips (K-tips) spread out along the way. Living here for two years has helped me to understand the culture and the Korean way of life. Some expats living in Korea will say “Hey, 2 years isn’t that long, I’ve lived here for 5/10/15 years! That’s long!” Yes, that’s long. I believe, though, that 2 years is plenty long enough to get a good grasp on the people and the culture of a country.
Anyways, all I wanted to do was make that big announcement, and wish everyone a very Happy New Year. May the Dragon help you to be as self-assured and passionate as I hope to be.
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