Asia, South Korea

Visiting Jeju Island Day 2 – Beaches, Temples, and Sailing Ships

Following the previous night’s shenanigans, the morning seemed relatively calm, especially if you weren’t hungover. Nicole and I were fine. We woke at 8 and greeted the day. After the usual morning routine we walked downstairs (the motel didn’t have an elevator) for breakfast. Breakfast was a cardboard box filled with muffins. We each grabbed […]

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Asia, South Korea

Kiana in Korea – Visiting Busan and Haedong Yonggungsa

Last weekend Kiana came to visit Nicole and I in Seoul. Over the past week she traveled around Korea visiting the Boseong Tea Fields, Gwangju, and hanging out with us in Gwangyang. This weekend, we visited Busan to see the Haedong Yonggungsa temple and Haeundae beach. Traveling to Busan Kiana, Nicole, and I got up early […]

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Asia, South Korea

Wondo – Beach Camping in Korea

This past weekend Nicole and I went back to Wondo for a weekend of beach camping. Our first weekend in Korea Nicole and I went to Wondo with my foreign coworkers for some R and R. When we went the first time, the water was freezing and the beach was practically empty. This time the […]

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Asia, South Korea

Sunflower Festival and Beach day

After our busy day of tea fields, baseball games, and nightclubs, Nicole and I could only follow it up with an equally busy Sunday of sunflowers and beaches. Bus Terminal Last Friday my Korean co-worker, Jade invited me to a sunflower festival with her and some of the other foreign teachers. Nicole and I met […]

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Asia, South Korea

Beach Day – Korea Style

On Saturday, Nicole and I met up with the rest of my english teacher friends downstairs and we shared a cab to the bus terminal downtown. Cabs in Korea are absurdly cheap and the ride downtown worked out to about $1 each. The cabs also tend to be really nice. Most that I’ve seen are […]

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