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The Day of Cherry Blossoms

The Day of Cherry Blossoms

It was just Cherry Blossom season and, of course, it was beautiful.  However, I remember cherry blossoms lasting longer last year.  Or at least the weather was better.  It rained or was cloudy most of the time when the blossoms were in bloom.  Luckily there was one Saturday which the weather was decent so Eryn … Continue reading

Feeding my addiction

Feeding my addiction

  I have found more.  And they were better than any that you have ever tried.  I forgot the name of the bakery I bought them at.  But you know the French judge on Cupcake Wars, it’s his bakery (don’t judge me, I have a girlfriend who loves that show).   He opened up a … Continue reading

South South Korea

South South Korea

It was a beautiful Wednesday evening when Eryn and I packed our bags and headed to Daegu.  The next morning at 8:30 we were to meet at the Daegu Gymnasium to head out on an adventure with roughly 150 other English Teachers from every corner of the globe.  Our initial plan was to spend most … Continue reading

Liquor & Rice cake Festival

Liquor & Rice cake Festival

Our city hosted it’s annual Liquor & Rice Cake Festival this month so we obviously had to check it out to, you know, gain more insight on this wonderful culture we’re living in.  They sold shot glasses for 1,000 won ($1) and you could take it around to each booth for a sample of their … Continue reading

Hallyu Dream Concert

Hallyu Dream Concert

So tonight our city hosted the 2011 Hallyu Dream Concert.  Easily one of the largest concerts of the year in South Korea.  Apparently last year they gave away hundreds of tickets to foreigners for free to promote tourism in Korea and celebrate Kpop internationally.  However, this year you had to go to their facebook page … Continue reading

Random Busan Shopping Trip

Random Busan Shopping Trip

Decided to randomly to go to Busan….to shop obviously. Busan has some of the best shopping (in my opinion) in Korea. Today we spent our time at Nampodong which had a good mix of chain stores (American apparel, abc mart, gap) and also has the side streets with amazing boutique type shops. Nearby is also … Continue reading

Young-gi, South Korea

Young-gi, South Korea

I took this picture with my iPod outside of the second school I teach at. About a 30 minute drive out of Gyeongju towards Bulguksa.Every Monday and Friday I head out to young-gi to teach. I wouldn’t mind the bus ride in the morning so much but just before young-gi is the all girls high … Continue reading

Japan Relief Concert, Busan

Japan Relief Concert, Busan

A foreigner bar in Busan held a benefit concert to raise money for Japan.  This was our first trip to Busan and it was amazing.  We explored the downtown shopping area during the day and then met up with some other English teachers at night and went to the concert.  It was very emotional because … Continue reading