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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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A Little Homesickness and the 4th of July

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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Children’s Day and Cinco de Mayo

Tweet Here in Korea today it is Children’s Day. It is the one time a year where kids don’t have any classes and can just be kids. They get to do fun things like going to amusement parks or just playing with their friends. This may not sound like much but it seems to me […]

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Children’s Day

Tweet Yesterday was a national holiday in Korea, and no it wasn’t because it was Cinco de Mayo.  May 5th is Children’s Day in Korea.  It’s a day to let the kids go wild and be kids.  Everyone is out of school and places like zoos, amusement parks, and other children’s attractions are busy. Within […]

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