Donghwasa Temple

Donghwasa Temple

December 13, 2009

Tweet I love living in a big city. I love how I can catch a cab or bus within a block or so of my apartment and be anywhere in the city in a matter of minutes. It is a nice change from having to get in my car and drive to get anywhere back […]

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Seomun Market

Seomun Market

December 11, 2009

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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40 by 40

December 8, 2009

Tweet So I have been thinking about this for some time, and I have seen other similar things on other blogs/sites I read. I feel like I not really wasted my 20’s but more so maybe that I didn’t get all I could have out of it. Maybe that is part of the reason I […]

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A Korean Wedding

A Korean Wedding

December 5, 2009

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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Tag You’re It

December 4, 2009

Tweet So I was tagged by Candice to be part of the Tripbase Blog Tag. The basis is for each person tagged to give up 3 Travel Secrets and ask 5 others to do the same. Then all of the travel secrets get compiled into a nice list. So let’s begin! 1. Take time to […]

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People Watching

People Watching

December 3, 2009

Tweet I have been in South Korea for just over 4 weeks now and I still do not have internet in my apartment. It should be hooked up today, but I won’t hold my breath. It really hasn’t been that bad though. I actually enjoy getting out of the house to go to Starbucks. They […]

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Interesting Question Posed

December 1, 2009

Tweet So I had an interesting questioned posed to me on a forum I visit. I was asked how do I enjoy living in such a different culture? To me that was part of the draw of coming here to South Korea. There was more than 1 reason why I came, and you hear different […]

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Korean Christmas Decorations at Local Department Store

Korean Christmas Decorations at Local Department Store

November 29, 2009

Tweet Not much happened today (Sunday) since it is raining out. I have basically spent the day at either KFC or Starbucks hijacking a better internet signal. Right now I am at Lotteria (like a McDonalds) sitting eating some spicy chicken strips and surfing the web. I took a tour of Dong-A, the big department […]

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Thanksgiving Abroad

November 28, 2009

Tweet So Thursday was Thanksgiving in America. The American teachers at my school tried to get by on having a few things that reminded us of home. A gracious teacher from upstairs in our middle school department made deviled eggs and brought them down. They were delicious. I tried for a few days to find […]

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Poem

November 24, 2009

Tweet I don’t know why I thought of this last night at work, but I did. It’s an old poem that I remember from elementary school. I know it has several variations but this is the one I remember. One bright day in the middle of the night,Two dead men got up to fight.Back to […]

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