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Old Lady Takes Half of Newspaper From Stand

Old Lady Takes Half of Newspaper From Stand

Tweet I saw the funniest thing the other day while waiting for a bus. I was standing behind the bus station so I could see down the street. Next to the bus stop is a small stand that sells newspapers, gum, and other things. The person who sits inside can only see a small area […]

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My New Apartment in Daegu

My New Apartment in Daegu

Tweet So I am back for my second year in Daegu, and I have a new apartment. I am in a different building this time and my apartment is much smaller. Last year I had a big apartment with two big rooms in addition to an eating area, kitchen, and bathroom. This time it is […]

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Chinese Yellow Dust Makes Me Sick

Tweet Every spring yellow dust blows in from China. It covers everything and can cause heath problems. While it doesn’t cause anything serious for me, it does seem to make me sick every year. A few weeks ago I woke up with a sore throat. Usually this is a sign that I am going to […]

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Friday Food - Burger King

Friday Food – Burger King

Tweet I figured since the food was so different here, I would bring you some of the things I eat every Friday. My first one is one you will recognize though. Even though I am thousands of miles away from home, I can still get a decent Whopper. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe […]

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Children’s Day and Cinco de Mayo

Tweet Here in Korea today it is Children’s Day. It is the one time a year where kids don’t have any classes and can just be kids. They get to do fun things like going to amusement parks or just playing with their friends. This may not sound like much but it seems to me […]

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Going to a Movie in Korea

Tweet Saturday night a few of us decided to head to the movie theater to see the new movie Thor.  Seeing a movie in Korea is a bit different from back home. I have seen a few movies and there are a few things that really stand out. First of all, all the movie theaters […]

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Back in Korea

Tweet I left Migukistan (aka the USA) in late March to return to the Land that Logic Forgot. I spent roughly 5 months at home visiting friends and family and generally slacking off. I had a great time and it was great to see everyone, but I am glad to be back working. I really […]

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Wanted: An English Proofreader

Tweet I love finding random English on packages.  A lot of the time it just doesn’t make sense. English is everywhere here in Korea.  It seems to be the “in” thing at times. People will wear anything with English on it, even if its bad English. And that is what we tend to find a […]

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Shrek

Daegu Favorites: Shrek’s Restaurant

Tweet I live in a great area of Daegu called Jisan-dong. We have a lot of really nice restaurants here, and as much as we have ventured out here we have only scratched the surface of what is here.  One of the local favorites, especially among the foreigners is a place we call Shreks.  I […]

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Coffee Myungga

Daegu Favorites – Coffee Myungga

Tweet I have been really slacking on updating here.  I have been so busy with other ventures, but I want to continue to share my thoughts on life in Korea.  I love life here.  So much so that part of me doesn’t want to leave, and I know I’ll be back.  Each day I get […]

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