Flat Stanley Comes to Daegu, South Korea

February 21, 2013

Tweet So late last week I got a video message from my nephew asking if I had received Flat Stanley yet. I had no idea what he was talking about. After a second message explaining a little more, I understood that it was something he made at school and sent to me. I thought that […]

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Traveling Like a Local in Seoul

November 10, 2012
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Tweet Recently, a friend of mine moved to Seoul. So, what better reason to pull out the backpack and head up north for a visit? I decided to do something different this time since a pair of my friends were coming with me. I don’t mind staying in the love motels around Korea. They are […]

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Friday Food: Korean Dak Galbi

October 12, 2012

Tweet Korean food is amazing and one of my new favorites is dak galbi. Dak galbi is a marinated chicken in a chili sauce mixed with cabbage, onions tteok (rice cake), garlic, and sweet potato. It’s a delicious meal that they cook right before you on the table. The first picture is the before as […]

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Trip to the Daegu Arboretum

June 11, 2012
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Tweet During our last photography lesson, we headed over to the Daegu Arboretum to try and take some photos of flowers. It was hot out with the sun beating down and there wasn’t a lot of shade where we were. However that wasn’t the worst part of it all. That would be that there just […]

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Activities in Korea – Screen Golf

May 31, 2012

Tweet One thing Koreans love to do is play golf, but it’s not the golf you might be thinking of. It’s screen golf. Screen golf is popular for several reasons. First of all, Korea is a very mountainous country. Screen golf allows everyone to play golf regularly and pretty inexpensively. Screens can be found all […]

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The Greatest Device….Ever?

May 22, 2012
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Tweet Living in South Korea allows me to have more than I ever did back home in the States. It’s one of the huge benefits of living here. I make good money, my apartment is paid for (I only pay utilities), so I am able to not only save money but spend money as well. […]

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Washing Clothes in South Korea

May 20, 2012
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Tweet One thing you don’t find often in South Korea are laundromats. Coin washers and especially dryers aren’t common here. They do exist, but you have to look hard for them. Growing up in the States I am used to using a dryer to dry my clothes. I know a lot of people still hang […]

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Dealing with Homesickness

May 17, 2012
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Tweet Living overseas is a lot of fun and it can be an exciting experience. However, at times it can be difficult. No matter who you are at some point you will miss home. Homesickness is something we all have to deal with. Some people are hit harder than others. It’s how we deal with […]

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A Place I Really Want to Photograph

May 16, 2012

Tweet So today I was searching for some crazy or funny pictures to use during one of my classes when I came across a place I have to go to photograph.   What does that look like? Yep, it’s a toilet house, and it’s right here in South Korea. It was built by the chairman of […]

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Koreans Say the Darndest Things….In English

May 16, 2012
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Tweet One of the things I love about being in another country is what you will hear on a daily basis. Someone who is not a native speaker can come up with some interesting things. Today myself and two other co-workers were at a local park playing basketball when a Korean guy came up to […]

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