Welcome to The Pinay Ajumma!

I’m delighted that you’ve found your way to my blog, where I share my experiences and insights as a Pinay (a colloquial term for a Filipina) who happens to be married to a wonderful Korean man. So I’d like to think of myself as an ajumma (a Korean term for a married woman or a middle-aged lady). Together, we’ve built a life here in the Land of the Rising Sun, and through this blog, I aim to give you a glimpse into the unique blend of cultures, traditions, and adventures that make up my daily life.

Living in a multicultural household has taught me the importance of embracing diversity and finding common ground in our differences. I believe that love knows no boundaries, and my marriage to my Korean husband has opened my eyes to new perspectives, customs, and traditions that I eagerly share with my readers.

On this blog, you can expect to find a variety of topics, including travel adventures, cultural experiences, language learning tips, marriage and family insights, product reviews and so much more.

I invite you to join me on this adventure as we explore the intersections of cultures and celebrate the richness they bring to our lives. I encourage you to engage with the content, leave comments, and share your own stories and perspectives. This blog is a community, and I believe that the most beautiful conversations happen when we come together and learn from one another.

Thank you for being here, and I hope that The Pinay Ajumma becomes a place that you enjoy visiting time and time again. Let’s embark on this journey of cultural exploration, learning, and growth together.

With love and gratitude,
Sheryl Gim
The Pinay Ajumma


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285 thoughts on “Welcome to The Pinay Ajumma!

  1. Hello! I had watched episode 1 of “When The Camellia Blooms” and I really enjoyed it. Thanks, again, for the recommendation. 🙂


    1. Glad to hear that. You’re always welcome, dear. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  2. I also watch Korean Dramas. I’m currently watching Record of Youth on Netflix. 🙂


      1. I looked up Mr. Sunshine on Netflix and realized that I like Korean Dramas that are “slice of life” (the type of genre in mangas). I have no idea what genre it is called in Korean so I used that saying to describe my taste. 😙


        1. Tell me more about “slice of life.”


          1. Oh! It’s just basically day-to-day living.


          2. Then maybe you’ll like When The Camellia Blooms? 😀


          3. Hmm… *Goes to Netflix* *Reads description* Interesting… And Netflix says it’s a 93% match. I’ll give it a try. Thanks!


  3. Hello, nice to meet you! Thank you for liking my post 🙂


    1. My pleasure! I’m glad you’re here. ^_^

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Will be reading your posts too! 🙂 Have a nice day.


  4. Thanks for liking my post Sheryl!
    -The Versifier


  5. InsideMySlingBag November 9, 2020 — 8:21 AM

    Thank you for following my blog as well Sheryl Jim, look forward to reading more posts from you🙂


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