Going Places: Potato in Seoul

Some great posts about Seoul from Leanna French on her blog going--places.blogspot.com Read: Tourist in Seoul - Gyeongbokgung Palace Read: University life in Seoul from the exchange student perspective.   Read: Seoul - A Cat Lover's Dream?   Read: Short Trip from Seoul to Daegu. Share your travel experiences with The Overseas Magazine. Email theoverseasmagazine@gmail.com

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My first solo trip to China

You know the feeling you get when you are excited and nervous at the same time? That's how I felt when I traveled to China a few weeks ago. It was the first time I was traveling to a foreign country all by myself. I have had the privilege of working in other parts of …

Tips for Overseas Living – What about the orphans?

I can still picture her clearly in my mind. She looked about eight years old, and was lying asleep on the broken sidewalk. A begging bowl was by her hands, and her tattered dress was wrinkled and wadded up around her waist. Her panties were visible to anybody walking by. I glanced around, and didn’t …

An American’s Perspective on Living Overseas

I’ve lived overseas during three formative times in my life: as a young wife in Karaganda, Kazakhstan; as a mother of young children in Calcutta, India; and now as a mother of two teens and a tween in Kathmandu, Nepal.  Here are a few of the more important lessons I’ve learned:   Lean into community …