Author Archives: kristamaesmith

About kristamaesmith

I'm a writer based in Salt Lake City, Utah where I cheer for the Jazz, walk my dog, and spend too much money in local restaurants. I work in marketing for higher education and blog about food, travel, film, and whatever shiny moment catches my fancy.

New home

First of all, a giant thank you to everyone who has read my blog over the past two years, especially these past six months as I’ve traveled from Salt Lake City to South Korea and shared what is undoubtedly one … Continue reading

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Lost my voice

Something strange is going on with my voice. Or my brain, I’m not sure which. It all started in Busan–I was out with Hostel and a nice couple from the UK. At one point, Hostel and I decided it would … Continue reading

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Vote for me!

By the by, I’ve got a post up on GoodBlogs about jogging in South Korea–I nearly killed myself, but Buddha saved me. Be a good friend, read and vote for me. Thank you, thank you.

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Cookies in Korea

And the wonder of imported goods costing so much less when they come from Europe. Now I have a new taste for crappy cookies from Italy. I’m sure these cookies I love to munch on between classes are giving me … Continue reading

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A Sunday kind of morning

The lovely weekend was a rush around Seoul for most of Saturday night complete with kebabs, Long Islands and salsa. I met Jennifer and her crew in Itaewon for a lovely sushi dinner at Rollin’ Japanese. We had a lovely … Continue reading

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Everything is…protest

Nope, it’s not about Korea. It’s not even about me. It’s about the Middle East. I’m completely and utterly amazed that what started in Tunisia has spread so far. CNN has a great article summarizing the different countries protest. Nick … Continue reading

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To care or not to care…

It doesn’t matter anymore. Anything. I’m feeling frustrated and annoyed with a number of things today: work and their need to create drama and problems where there is none or there would be none if people would just speak in … Continue reading

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