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Beating yourself

Samstag, November 21st, 2015

Challenges at work or in everyday life when being a foreigner in another country is one thing. After being expat for almost five years now, I can say that I have some experience with this and so far I guess I managed to get along with everything in an acceptable way.

 

However, the bigger competition is the fight against your inner weakness. When coming back home after a long day at the office with meetings and many tasks, I often feel tired and would like to take a nap. The thought of taking a shower and relaxing on the sofa with a cup of coffee is always very tempting and seems to be the best way to recharge your batteries.

 

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Different standards

Sonntag, November 15th, 2015

This Friday and Saturday I spent together with my colleagues on a team outing. Such events are quite common in South Korea and usually take place once a year.

 

After collecting all ideas what we could do and we everyone wanted to go we agreed on going to the mountains. Friday morning we left the office and after driving for several hours we arrived at Seoraksan in the north west. Unfortunately it was raining and so everyone had to wear rain covers and rain jackets.

 

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