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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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Daegu International Bodypainting Festival

Daegu International Bodypainting Festival

Tweet I headed out to the Daegu International Bodypainting Festival this weekend to get some practice with my new camera.  I was glad I went because I got some good practice in different lighting settings. We headed out about 3pm, and the entire cab ride out there I wondered if it would rain on us […]

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Typhoon Dianmu

Typhoon Heading To Korea

Tweet Three people are dead and one is missing as torrential downpours hit Korea ahead of a typhoon.  This is the first time in 9 years that hard rain has taken the life of someone in Korea. Typhoon Dianmu is heading for the Korean peninsula.  It reached the southern part on Wednesday.   It should […]

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Seoul Bus Explosion

Seoul Bus Explosion

Tweet About 95 percent of the buses in Seoul run on Natural Gas.  Yesterday that was a bad thing. As a bus was pulling up to a red light, one of its gas tanks exploded.  Seventeen people, including 6 pedestrians, were injured.  One person needed surgery (she was sitting over the tank and needed surgery […]

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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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Kim Jong-il is Costing Me Money

Tweet For those who don’t know, a South Korean Naval ship was sunk on March 26th of this year killing 46 sailors.  From the beginning, it was rumored a North Korean sub might have used a torpedo to sink the ship.  Last week a joint committee concluded that this was indeed the case.  After finding […]

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