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Saturday Snapshot - Jamsil Baseball Stadium Seoul

Saturday Snapshot – Jamsil Baseball Stadium Seoul

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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Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Tweet The Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, was one of the most interesting places I visited in Korea. After visiting the Joint Security Area, or Panmunjeom, we took a tour of different areas along the border. We stopped to see in the distance the North Korean “peace village”. Each side has a “peace village” but only […]

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JSA - Panmunjeom

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), South Korea Part 1

Tweet Perhaps the most interesting place I traveled to in my first year in Korea was the Demilitarized Zone or DMZ. The DMZ is the strip of land (160 miles long and 2.5 miles wide) that runs across the Korean Peninsula to serve as a buffer zone between North and South Korea. It is the […]

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Seoul Bus Explosion

Seoul Bus Explosion

Tweet About 95 percent of the buses in Seoul run on Natural Gas.  Yesterday that was a bad thing. As a bus was pulling up to a red light, one of its gas tanks exploded.  Seventeen people, including 6 pedestrians, were injured.  One person needed surgery (she was sitting over the tank and needed surgery […]

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Photo Essay - The War Memorial of Korea

Photo Essay – The War Memorial of Korea

Tweet Here are a few of the photos I shot at The War Memorial of Korea.  It is an interesting place in Seoul and should be a must see for anyone in the area.  These are only a few of the photos I took.  If you would like to see more, you can check out […]

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The statue represents an older ROK officer, and his younger brother, a North Korean soldier reuniting on the field of battle.

Road Trip to Seoul

Tweet This past weekend I decided to take Friday off and head to Seoul for the weekend.  I have been looking forward to this for a few weeks now.  Seoul is a different world than Daegu.  For that matter, it’s a whole different world than most places. My main focus of the trip was two […]

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Hitting the Wall

Tweet I was very excited about moving to Korea.  I did a lot of research, and I knew that it would be a great experience.  I came here for a variety of reasons.  I wanted to get some experience teaching since that is what I want to do whenever it is I decide to return […]

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Seomun Market

The Forgotten City?

Tweet When people start to plan a trip to South Korea they look toward Seoul or Busan and rightfully so.  However, there is another place that should be given strong consideration, and it happens to be on the way from Seoul to Busan, Daegu. Daegu gets overlooked at times when it comes to South Korea, but […]

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New Years Weekend

New Years Weekend

Tweet New Years weekend was a busy one for me. I took it easy on New Year’s Eve, then hit the road for a few day trips over the weekend. Friday a couple other teachers and I took off for a day trip to Seoul. I had been wanting some new shoes, and since I […]

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Snow Day!

Snow Day!

Tweet Well this weekend was really busy. From a New Years Eve, to a trip to Seoul, to a trip to a local temple I had a lot of fun. I am working on some posts about NYE and my long weekend, but first I wanted to share about the snow we had today. This […]

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