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Getting Out of Town - By Car

Getting Out of Town – By Car

Tweet Most expats in Korea don’t have a car, but a friend of mine bought one a few weeks ago so we decided to take it for a ride. Public transportation in Korea is awesome. With the trains and buses you can get just about anywhere. Throw in the abundant and cheap taxis and you can […]

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Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Tweet The Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, was one of the most interesting places I visited in Korea. After visiting the Joint Security Area, or Panmunjeom, we took a tour of different areas along the border. We stopped to see in the distance the North Korean “peace village”. Each side has a “peace village” but only […]

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JSA - Panmunjeom

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), South Korea Part 1

Tweet Perhaps the most interesting place I traveled to in my first year in Korea was the Demilitarized Zone or DMZ. The DMZ is the strip of land (160 miles long and 2.5 miles wide) that runs across the Korean Peninsula to serve as a buffer zone between North and South Korea. It is the […]

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Korean DMZ - Joint Strike Area

The 5 Best Places I Got to See in Korea

Tweet So I have neglected my blog for some time.  I have been busy with the holidays and traveling, but I am finally going to try and get back into the grove of writing more. I have enjoyed my time in the States, but I am missing Korea and look forward to getting back to […]

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Andong Mask Festival

Andong Mask Festival

Tweet I was able to go up to the Andong Mask Festival this year, and it was a lot of fun. I had heard a lot of hype about it, and it really didn’t live up to the hype. It was still a lot of fun though, and I would recommend it to anyone. We […]

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Home Sweet Home

Tweet So I have been home for just over a week now. My flights home all arrived ahead of schedule, but it was a long day of traveling. It all started about midnight KST with a 4.5 hour bus ride from Daegu to Incheon Airport.  I arrived around 5am and had to wait around an […]

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My Niece Abigail

Future Travel Plans

Tweet I have always thought of taking off and backpacking around Europe. Before I moved to Korea, I bought a huge map of the world and posted it on my wall beside my computer. Constantly I would look at the map and look up random places around the world on the internet to see what […]

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Sunrise in the Land of the Morning Calm

Sunrise in the Land of the Morning Calm

Tweet Seeing a sunrise come up over the water is something everyone should see and something I have always wanted to experience.  When I found out that there was a temple on the coast in Busan, I knew I would have to venture out one weekend to take in the sunrise.  I wasn’t disappointed. Last […]

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I Have Been Bitten by the Travel Bug

Tweet Before I decided to fully commit and come to South Korea to work, I talked to my sister-in-law who has more traveling experience than anyone else in my family.  She told me two things prior to leaving that have stuck with me.  The first was write a journal.  That is partially what this is, […]

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7 Free Travel E-Books – Help Charity by Downloading Today

Tweet Back in December I was asked to be a part of a project by Tripbase.com.  The goal was to get 3 travel secrets from travel bloggers and put them together to form a valuable resource full of tips.  This has transformed from one blog post into 7, yes 7, e-books full of great tips. […]

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