Happy Korean Thanksgiving!

This week is Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) so I’m getting a nice break from teaching.

Right now I’m in Gyeongju with all of my host mother’s extended family–it’s just what you would expect when you gather a large family together: fun and chaos! Besides the rituals around honoring ancestors, Chuseok is very like American Thanksgiving.  From Noraebang (Karoke, I had to sing Clocks by Coldplay) with the grandfather at 9 am to copious amounts of beer and fried chicken, it’s one crazy experience to the next.


He has his own personal noraebang!



About Jonathan Rice

Fulbright Fellow, Pitzer College alum, and communicator passionate about telling stories that make an impact.

Posted on 09/19/2013, in Fulbright South Korea 2013-14 and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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