Monthly Archives: January 2014

Trundling across Seoul – Transportation and the Megapolis

Three days ago I was on a two-hour subway ride to Cheonan from Seoul. Research assistantship (the institutional study of North Korea) has been sending me everywhere in and out of Seoul since last summer, and this time to Korea Nazarene University. The quicker route was to take the train via Yongsan station, but I […]

Tea of Malawi – Chombe, Export Quality

I have recently developed a luxurious habit of fixing myself a cup of milk tea, using Chombe. In Lilongwe, Malawi, there are a number of grocery shopping places, but we – the field research team in Malawi – always went to Chipiku first. Chipiku, on Paul Kagame Road, is a bit more dingy-looking than Shoprite, but […]