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When was the last time you ordered a buger?

Bugers or Burgers?

Tweet I can’t remember that last time somebody I know went to a burger joint, and ordered a buger.  I doubt they get too many orders, but if they do you at least know they are freshly cooked. This is at a new burger place near my house.  The burgers are pretty good, for Korea […]

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The screen in the DVD Bang.

First Trip to a DVD Bang

Tweet Last week was the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War.  On June 25, 1950, North Korean soldiers crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea.  There were all sorts of celebrations with veterans all weekend.  I wanted to celebrate it in my own way.  There has been a Korean movie I have been wanting […]

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Candidates on the Road

Election Time

Tweet Local elections here in Korea are tomorrow June 2nd.  For the past 10 days there has been a lot of campaigning going on.  Most of the campaigning consists of large banners, trucks with large speakers, and women dancing and singing in unison.  It’s definitely been an interesting sight. Near my home is a busy […]

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Seomun Market

The Forgotten City?

Tweet When people start to plan a trip to South Korea they look toward Seoul or Busan and rightfully so.  However, there is another place that should be given strong consideration, and it happens to be on the way from Seoul to Busan, Daegu. Daegu gets overlooked at times when it comes to South Korea, but […]

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Orions Mascot

Korean Basketball Game

Tweet I have been wanting to check out a Korean basketball game for some time.  Today I finally got the chance, and I enjoyed the experience. The local team, the Daegu Orions, is one of the worst in the league, and today they showed why.  Last in the standings, they lack a lot of what […]

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Beretta 9mm Target

A Day of Shooting Stuff

Tweet Today a bunch of us ventured out to the shooting range here in Daegu.  There is nothing like a good day of just shooting something, even if it’s just a target or clay pigeon.  Four of us from our school headed downtown to meet some of the fine folks from the other branch of […]

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Snow Day!

Snow Day!

Tweet Well this weekend was really busy. From a New Years Eve, to a trip to Seoul, to a trip to a local temple I had a lot of fun. I am working on some posts about NYE and my long weekend, but first I wanted to share about the snow we had today. This […]

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Christmas in Korea

Christmas in Korea

Tweet I have spent Christmas away from my immediate family before, but those years I always had my ex’s family to spend it with. So this was a new experience for me. I am thousands of miles away from home and spent my first Christmas with no family around. I wasn’t sure how it would […]

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Seomun Market

Seomun Market

Tweet Last Sunday I ventured down to Seomun Market here in Daegu. Seomun has over 4,000 shops and is the largest Korean market in Daegu and one of the 3 largest in Korea. The market has items ranging from traditional clothing, to shoes, socks, and newer clothes, to various types of vegetables and meats, to […]

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A Korean Wedding

A Korean Wedding

Tweet So last night I had the opportunity to attend a Korean wedding. After talking to someone from work about what Korean weddings were like, I was very excited to be going. I mean what are the chances I have the chance to attend a Korean wedding again? So yesterday morning I set out downtown […]

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