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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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Damaged Waegwan Bridge of Chilgok - South Korea

Damaged Waegwan Bridge of Chilgok – South Korea

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

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

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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Chinese Yellow Dust Makes Me Sick

Tweet Every spring yellow dust blows in from China. It covers everything and can cause heath problems. While it doesn’t cause anything serious for me, it does seem to make me sick every year. A few weeks ago I woke up with a sore throat. Usually this is a sign that I am going to […]

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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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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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Going to a Movie in Korea

Tweet Saturday night a few of us decided to head to the movie theater to see the new movie Thor.  Seeing a movie in Korea is a bit different from back home. I have seen a few movies and there are a few things that really stand out. First of all, all the movie theaters […]

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Photo Friday

Photo Friday

Tweet I have taken a lot more photos since moving abroad and I can’t quite put them all up on the blog. So I thought I would share one with you each Friday.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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