The Blossoms
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The Blossoms

Welcome to The Blossoms

Why I moved to Korea for two years and waited to write about it

Cherry trees bloom in front of a pagoda. Tall apartment buildings can be seen in the distance.
Cherry blossoms at Busan Citizens Park, 2019 (photo is author’s own)



For two years, I lived and worked abroad in Busan, South Korea as a middle school English teacher. These are the stories of my triumphs and failures as an expat and the little things I stopped and noticed along the way.

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Alexandra Hastings

Writer, editor, poet, and visual artist based in the PNW. Founder of The Blossoms (