Kim Jong-il is Costing Me Money

May 26, 2010

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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Green Nose Medication

Medicine in South Korea

May 25, 2010

Tweet Being sick is never fun.  I don’t know if its the kids that constantly cough or sneeze everywhere, or the yellow dust that blows in from China, but I tend to keep getting colds.  Typically, the colds aren’t too bad, but they are a bummer when having to work all week. Both times I […]

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

May 20, 2010

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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Sometimes You Need a Proofreader

May 20, 2010

Tweet English is everywhere here in Korea.  People are fascinated with it even if they don’t know what it says.  Everywhere you go there are English sayings on t-shirts, store windows, menus, notebooks and just about everything else you can think of.  Many times the words are just misspelled a little, but more times than […]

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Geumo Reservoir

A Daytrip to Gumi, South Korea

May 16, 2010

Tweet Today we decided to board the train northward to Gumi.  Gumi is a smaller town about 45 mins north of Daegu on the slow train.  Despite its size, there is a lot do to around the town with several mountain areas.  Today we decided to check out Geumo San Provincial Park (San mean mountain).  […]

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Daegu from Apsan Mt.

Hiking at Apsan Mt.

May 11, 2010

Tweet Near my home in Daegu is a mountain called Apsan.  It’s a great spot to get in a hike and see an overview of the city.  On Saturday a co-worker and I decided to head that way and take in the views. I was really surprised with how much was there.  It was more […]

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Children’s Day

May 6, 2010

Tweet Yesterday was a national holiday in Korea, and no it wasn’t because it was Cinco de Mayo.  May 5th is Children’s Day in Korea.  It’s a day to let the kids go wild and be kids.  Everyone is out of school and places like zoos, amusement parks, and other children’s attractions are busy. Within […]

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Photo Essay - The War Memorial of Korea

Photo Essay – The War Memorial of Korea

May 1, 2010

Tweet Here are a few of the photos I shot at The War Memorial of Korea.  It is an interesting place in Seoul and should be a must see for anyone in the area.  These are only a few of the photos I took.  If you would like to see more, you can check out […]

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The statue represents an older ROK officer, and his younger brother, a North Korean soldier reuniting on the field of battle.

Road Trip to Seoul

April 27, 2010

Tweet This past weekend I decided to take Friday off and head to Seoul for the weekend.  I have been looking forward to this for a few weeks now.  Seoul is a different world than Daegu.  For that matter, it’s a whole different world than most places. My main focus of the trip was two […]

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Traveling Styles

April 22, 2010

Tweet Picking a travel partner or partners can be a tough task regardless if it is a round the world journey or a trip to a nearby town.  However, it’s a very important one.  If the chemistry is not right, the entire trip can either be spoiled or it may not get off the ground.   I […]

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