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Old Lady Takes Half of Newspaper From Stand

Old Lady Takes Half of Newspaper From Stand

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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My New Apartment in Daegu

My New Apartment in Daegu

Tweet So I am back for my second year in Daegu, and I have a new apartment. I am in a different building this time and my apartment is much smaller. Last year I had a big apartment with two big rooms in addition to an eating area, kitchen, and bathroom. This time it is […]

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Saturday Snapshot - Gatbawi

Saturday Snapshot – Gatbawi

Tweet Gatbawi is a statue of Buddha in South Korea. It is 4m high with a 15cm thick flat stone on his head. He atop Palgongsan (Palgong Mountain) 850 meters high.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Friday Food - Burger King

Friday Food – Burger King

Tweet I figured since the food was so different here, I would bring you some of the things I eat every Friday. My first one is one you will recognize though. Even though I am thousands of miles away from home, I can still get a decent Whopper. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe […]

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Getting Out of Town - By Car

Getting Out of Town – By Car

Tweet Most expats in Korea don’t have a car, but a friend of mine bought one a few weeks ago so we decided to take it for a ride. Public transportation in Korea is awesome. With the trains and buses you can get just about anywhere. Throw in the abundant and cheap taxis and you can […]

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Shrek

Daegu Favorites: Shrek’s Restaurant

Tweet I live in a great area of Daegu called Jisan-dong. We have a lot of really nice restaurants here, and as much as we have ventured out here we have only scratched the surface of what is here.  One of the local favorites, especially among the foreigners is a place we call Shreks.  I […]

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Coffee Myungga

Daegu Favorites – Coffee Myungga

Tweet I have been really slacking on updating here.  I have been so busy with other ventures, but I want to continue to share my thoughts on life in Korea.  I love life here.  So much so that part of me doesn’t want to leave, and I know I’ll be back.  Each day I get […]

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Daegu International Bodypainting Festival

Daegu International Bodypainting Festival

Tweet I headed out to the Daegu International Bodypainting Festival this weekend to get some practice with my new camera.  I was glad I went because I got some good practice in different lighting settings. We headed out about 3pm, and the entire cab ride out there I wondered if it would rain on us […]

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A Day in the Life

Tweet Twice a year when the kids here are on summer or winter break, they come to my school even more. We call these ‘intensive’ periods, and this week is the last of the summer intensives. Normally a student will come to my school for 3 periods which total 2 hours and 20 minutes. During […]

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Typhoon Dianmu

Typhoon Heading To Korea

Tweet Three people are dead and one is missing as torrential downpours hit Korea ahead of a typhoon.  This is the first time in 9 years that hard rain has taken the life of someone in Korea. Typhoon Dianmu is heading for the Korean peninsula.  It reached the southern part on Wednesday.   It should […]

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