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Hiking at 지리산 - Jiri Mountain, South Korea

Hiking at 지리산 – Jiri Mountain, South Korea

Tweet This weekend myself and a few fellow teachers went for a hike a few hours away from Daegu. We met early in the morning to take a bus out to the mountain where they would drop us off and then pick us up at the other end of the trail. It was a fun […]

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Haeundae Beach Busan, South Korea

Saturday Snapshot: Haeundae Beach – Busan, South Korea

Tweet A busy Haeundae Beach in Busan, South Korea. On a typical summer day you will see thousands of umbrellas out in varying colors all along the beach. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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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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Saturday Snapshot - A Typical Building in Korea

Saturday Snapshot – A Typical Building in Korea

Tweet This is a typical building with businesses on all floors in South Korea. This particular building is in Daegu and houses the bank I use regularly. Coming from the west it is easy to forget to look up here when going by buildings, but if you don’t  you will miss out on quite a […]

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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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Saturday Snapshot - Bulguksa Temple in Winter

Saturday Snapshot – Bulguksa Temple in Winter

Tweet Perhaps one of the most beautiful places I have traveled to in Korea has been Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju. I have been in both spring and winter, and nothing tops seeing this place covered in snow. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Saturday Snapshot - Jamsil Baseball Stadium Seoul

Saturday Snapshot – Jamsil Baseball Stadium Seoul

Tweet One of my favorite things to do is watch baseball. You can follow my baseball pursuits on BaseballJourneyman.com. Today’s snapshot is from Jamsil Baseball Stadium, home of the LG Twins and Doosan Bears, in Seoul.     Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Saturday Snapshot - Gatbawi

Saturday Snapshot – Gatbawi

Tweet Gatbawi is a statue of Buddha in South Korea. It is 4m high with a 15cm thick flat stone on his head. He atop Palgongsan (Palgong Mountain) 850 meters high.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Photo Friday

Photo Friday

Tweet I have taken a lot more photos since moving abroad and I can’t quite put them all up on the blog. So I thought I would share one with you each Friday.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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