Mexico, North America

Day 6 in Mexico City: The Pyramids

Rachael and I ate breakfast at Lalo again (I can’t quit you Lalo). I had an almond-inspired breakfast of almond croissant and almond milk latte and huevos rancheros (not so almondy). Rachael got a white chocolate pastry and some egg bean thing (not pictured). The Journey to the Pyramids We went to the bus station […]

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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

Boseong Tea Fields

First off, what a weekend. The past two weekends were slow and I want to apologize to everyone out there for not having more to write about. I just needed some time to recoup and reorganize before hitting the ground running this past weekend. The weekend started out, as usual, at the bus terminal. Nicole, […]

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Asia, South Korea

Bamboo Forest

Following Kayla and my day of rest and errands, we decided to go to the Jungnokwon bamboo forest in Damyang. It’s about 45 minutes outside of Gwangju, the city we live in. We cabbed to the bus terminal and bought our tickets. Going to Damyang is only $2 and our bus never even got on the highway. […]

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Asia, South Korea

Oedaldo Island (외달도)

This weekend we went to Oedaldo Island for a weekend trip. When it comes to nature trips there are two general kinds in Korea, at least that I’ve observed: Island trips and Mountain trips. Korea isn’t that big and it’s really mountainous so whatever isn’t a mountain is often a beach or an island. Both […]

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Asia, South Korea

Second Weekend in Seoul: Color Me Rad II

Continued from Second Week in Seoul: Color Me Rad I Breakfast Nicole and I packed our bags at the hostel and got some breakfast at a local brunch place. Brunch isn’t too common in Korea, so most brunch places are in the foreign parts of town such as Itaewon. I got real buttermilk pancakes with […]

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