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Weather Starting to Change

Tweet So I am sick again. I think it’s the changing of the seasons and the weather going from cold to warm to cold to warm. It doesn’t seem too bad this time and I am off to the doctor’s office in the morning. I have found a hospital I really like. There is a […]

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Hello Again!

Tweet It’s been awhile since I last posted – too long in fact. Time really seems to fly by here, but I guess that is a good thing. I have been back in Korea for nearly a year again which marks my 2 year point here, and I am still loving it. I have resigned […]

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Turning Over a New Leaf - Time to Lose Weight

Turning Over a New Leaf – Time to Lose Weight

Tweet So fall is upon us here in Korea, and its nice. I am really enjoying the weather, and I hope it stays this way for some time. We plan on doing more hiking as the weeks wear on, but in the mean time I am back in the gym. My school has a good […]

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Friday Food: Fresh Seafood on Heuksando, South Korea

Friday Food: Fresh Seafood on Heuksando, South Korea

Tweet For our summer vacation this year, our school shuts down for 3 days, a few of us decided to go to an island off the southwest coast. We were looking forward to getting some good seafood and we were not disappointed. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never […]

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Heuksando South Korea

Heuksando (흑산도 – Black Mountain Island), South Korea

Tweet Heuksando (흑산도 or Black Mountain Island), South Korea is an island off the southwest coast about 97.2 km from the city of Mokpo. It’s a small island with not many inhabitants (just over 3,000), but it is a tourist attraction with multiple daily ferries running from Mokpo.  It’s a slice of heaven off the coast […]

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Pork and Beans in South Korea

Friday Food – A Taste from Home

Tweet A lot of people ask if you can get western foods here in Korea, and the answer is yes. You can even get Pork and Beans. I found these at a local Home Plus. No I didn’t buy them. A single can is nearly $3. So you might find western food but it’s going […]

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A Day Trip to Busan and the Beach

Tweet This past Saturday my friends and I headed down to Busan to take in the views and the water.  It turned out to be a great time to get out of Daegu and hit the road. After a slow train ride down to Busan, we made our way to Haeundae Beach. We didn’t plan […]

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A Little Homesickness and the 4th of July

Tweet There isn’t a whole lot that makes me homesick. Sure I miss Christmas with family or my mom’s cooking at Thanksgiving, but for the most part I don’t get homesick. Today was a little different though. I really like the 4th of July back home. The BBQs, days by the pool, fireworks, watching a […]

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Friday Food - Hamburger and Sloppy Joe

Friday Food – Hamburger and Sloppy Joe

Tweet This past weekend a few friends and I headed over to a small town near Daegu called Waegwan. There in the small town is an army base, Camp Carroll. Near the base is a restaurant that serves American style food like hamburgers and what not. We stopped in for dinner at a place called […]

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American Football in Daegu, South Korea?

American Football in Daegu, South Korea?

Tweet There are a few things I don’t think I’ll ever see here in Korea. A truly good Texas BBQ joint, a really good TexMex restaurant, a Starbucks (wait those are everywhere), a home with an outdoor swimming pool, or a football game. Yep, cross that last one off the list. I figured the only way […]

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