Saturday Snapshot - A Typical Building in Korea

Saturday Snapshot – A Typical Building in Korea

July 23, 2011

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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Pork and Beans in South Korea

Friday Food – A Taste from Home

July 22, 2011

Tweet A lot of people ask if you can get western foods here in Korea, and the answer is yes. You can even get Pork and Beans. I found these at a local Home Plus. No I didn’t buy them. A single can is nearly $3. So you might find western food but it’s going […]

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A Day Trip to Busan and the Beach

July 22, 2011

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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A Little Homesickness and the 4th of July

July 4, 2011

Tweet There isn’t a whole lot that makes me homesick. Sure I miss Christmas with family or my mom’s cooking at Thanksgiving, but for the most part I don’t get homesick. Today was a little different though. I really like the 4th of July back home. The BBQs, days by the pool, fireworks, watching a […]

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Saturday Snapshot - Bulguksa Temple in Winter

Saturday Snapshot – Bulguksa Temple in Winter

July 2, 2011

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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Friday Food - Hamburger and Sloppy Joe

Friday Food – Hamburger and Sloppy Joe

July 1, 2011

Tweet This past weekend a few friends and I headed over to a small town near Daegu called Waegwan. There in the small town is an army base, Camp Carroll. Near the base is a restaurant that serves American style food like hamburgers and what not. We stopped in for dinner at a place called […]

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American Football in Daegu, South Korea?

American Football in Daegu, South Korea?

June 28, 2011

Tweet There are a few things I don’t think I’ll ever see here in Korea. A truly good Texas BBQ joint, a really good TexMex restaurant, a Starbucks (wait those are everywhere), a home with an outdoor swimming pool, or a football game. Yep, cross that last one off the list. I figured the only way […]

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Damaged Waegwan Bridge of Chilgok - South Korea

Damaged Waegwan Bridge of Chilgok – South Korea

June 26, 2011

Tweet We have entered the rainy season here in Korea, and over the past few days a lot of rain has fallen. Just a few miles away in a small town called Waegwan, there is an old bridge originally built in 1905 that was heavily damaged. The bridge spans the Nakdong River, which played a […]

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Old Lady Takes Half of Newspaper From Stand

Old Lady Takes Half of Newspaper From Stand

June 26, 2011

Tweet I saw the funniest thing the other day while waiting for a bus. I was standing behind the bus station so I could see down the street. Next to the bus stop is a small stand that sells newspapers, gum, and other things. The person who sits inside can only see a small area […]

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Saturday Snapshot - Jamsil Baseball Stadium Seoul

Saturday Snapshot – Jamsil Baseball Stadium Seoul

June 4, 2011

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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