Tag Archive | Travel

Korean DMZ - Joint Strike Area

The 5 Best Places I Got to See in Korea

Tweet So I have neglected my blog for some time.  I have been busy with the holidays and traveling, but I am finally going to try and get back into the grove of writing more. I have enjoyed my time in the States, but I am missing Korea and look forward to getting back to […]

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Andong Mask Festival

Andong Mask Festival

Tweet I was able to go up to the Andong Mask Festival this year, and it was a lot of fun. I had heard a lot of hype about it, and it really didn’t live up to the hype. It was still a lot of fun though, and I would recommend it to anyone. We […]

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Posted in Korea, Korea, Travel0 Comments

Home Sweet Home

Tweet So I have been home for just over a week now. My flights home all arrived ahead of schedule, but it was a long day of traveling. It all started about midnight KST with a 4.5 hour bus ride from Daegu to Incheon Airport.  I arrived around 5am and had to wait around an […]

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Posted in Korea, Travel, USA0 Comments

My Time is Coming to an End

Tweet I have just over 2 weeks left here in Korea. I got my flight information the other day, and I am excited and worried at the same time. I have been very busy of late so I have a lot of updates coming from some of my travels of late. Add in that I […]

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Posted in Expat Life2 Comments

Going Home After One Year

Tweet I have been in Korea for 11 months now.  A trip home to see family and friends is on the horizon, and I am nervous.  I am nervous about finding a new job, about what it will be like to go home and experience the reverse culture shock, and about where I will wind […]

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Why I Teach

Tweet Lately I have been a little frustrated.  I think it stems from a combination of things.  I am 9 weeks away from going home to see my family and friends.  I didn’t get my vacation at work and got a lame excuse when I asked for it.  Then after not getting my vacation, I […]

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Posted in ESL, Expat Life1 Comment

My Niece Abigail

Future Travel Plans

Tweet I have always thought of taking off and backpacking around Europe. Before I moved to Korea, I bought a huge map of the world and posted it on my wall beside my computer. Constantly I would look at the map and look up random places around the world on the internet to see what […]

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Busan, South Korea

10 Reasons to Pack Up and Move Abroad

Tweet I have lived as en expat in South Korea for 9 months now, and it has been amazing.  At this point, I can’t really imagine anything else.  I think Americans don’t take advantage of living, or even traveling long term, abroad.  So here are 10 reasons why everyone should pack up and move abroad. […]

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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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Posted in Daegu, Korea, Random, Seoul3 Comments

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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Posted in Korea, Random, Seoul6 Comments