Spring is Finally Arriving

April 3, 2012

Tweet Spring has arrived in Korea, and it’s been a nice change. The winter here can be a little dreary. All the trees and plants die. It’s cold outside, and it can be fairly depressing especially if you have just arrived. Thankfully, spring is a wonderful time of year here. The trees are starting to […]

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Dong-A Department Store Christmas Decorations

Saturday Snapshot: Christmas Decorations at a Dong-A Department Store

March 3, 2012

Tweet Christmas decorations from one of the big department stores in Daegu – Dong-A. They are a little different than what I was used to when I first arrived in late 2009. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Jokbal dinner in Daegu, South Korea

Friday Food: Jokbal (족발)

March 2, 2012

Tweet One of my favorite foods in Korea is Jokbal (족발) which is a meat cooked in soy sauce and spices. What some might not want to know before eating it is that it’s pig’s feet. Although it is pig’s feet, it’s more like the shin of the leg that you eat. At least that […]

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Weather Starting to Change

February 28, 2012

Tweet So I am sick again. I think it’s the changing of the seasons and the weather going from cold to warm to cold to warm. It doesn’t seem too bad this time and I am off to the doctor’s office in the morning. I have found a hospital I really like. There is a […]

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Hello Again!

February 17, 2012

Tweet It’s been awhile since I last posted – too long in fact. Time really seems to fly by here, but I guess that is a good thing. I have been back in Korea for nearly a year again which marks my 2 year point here, and I am still loving it. I have resigned […]

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Turning Over a New Leaf - Time to Lose Weight

Turning Over a New Leaf – Time to Lose Weight

September 27, 2011

Tweet So fall is upon us here in Korea, and its nice. I am really enjoying the weather, and I hope it stays this way for some time. We plan on doing more hiking as the weeks wear on, but in the mean time I am back in the gym. My school has a good […]

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Hiking at 지리산 - Jiri Mountain, South Korea

Hiking at 지리산 – Jiri Mountain, South Korea

September 26, 2011

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

August 13, 2011

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

August 12, 2011

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

August 3, 2011

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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