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hard beds in China

Our school recently had to buy new Ikea mattresses for several visiting American faculty members, because they were too uncomfortable sleeping on the hard Chinese beds. It’s true: the beds in China are quite hard. The husband also complained a … Continue reading

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“ondolbang” in korea

one of my favorite childhood memories is of our family sitting together on the toasty floor, talking, laughing, and watching TV during cold winter nights. we would crawl around feeling for warm spots and beckon others to come sit: wave, tap … Continue reading

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