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Daegu Arboretum

Trip to the Daegu Arboretum

Tweet During our last photography lesson, we headed over to the Daegu Arboretum to try and take some photos of flowers. It was hot out with the sun beating down and there wasn’t a lot of shade where we were. However that wasn’t the worst part of it all. That would be that there just […]

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Seomun Market Daegu, South Korea

Photography Lessons at Seomun Market in Daegu, South Korea

Tweet Living in South Korea it can be difficult to find certain things in English. One thing we had a lot of trouble with was finding photography lessons done in English. I have had a Canon DSLR for awhile now, but I still don’t full understand how to properly use it. So after months of […]

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Cherry Blossoms at Suseong Lake in Daegu, South Korea

A Walk Around Suseong Lake in Daegu, South Korea

Tweet Spring is a beautiful time in South Korea. The weather turns and so do the flowers. Each year when the cherry blossoms come out might be the prettiest time of year on the peninsula. So last weekend, a friend and I took a walk down to Suseong Lake which is nearby. The lake area […]

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Spring is Finally Arriving

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

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)

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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Saturday Snapshot - A Typical Building in Korea

Saturday Snapshot – A Typical Building in Korea

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

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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Friday Food - Hamburger and Sloppy Joe

Friday Food – Hamburger and Sloppy Joe

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?

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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