Asia, South Korea

Dinosaurs on Sado Island, South Korea

Last weekend Nicole and I visited Sado Island with a bunch of friends. It’s a small island a few hours by ferry from Yeosu. Saturday morning Nicole and I packed up our things and took a bus to a cab to a ferry and two hours later we showed up on scenic Sado Island. The […]

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Asia, South Korea

Gwangyang, South Korea

This year, Nicole and I are teaching in public school in a small town in South Korea. Our town is called Gwangyang. It’s in the Jeollanamdo province. The province is in the Southwest corner of South Korea. We live on the Eastern border of the province. It’s divided, by mountain, into two districts Dong Gwangyang and Gwangyang-Eup. I […]

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Asia, South Korea

Korean Apartments and Electronic Locks

For the past two years I have lived without keys. How? Living in Korea, I have no car. Boom! No car key. Every apartment I’ve ever lived in, in Korea, has had an electronic keypad lock. They’re really convenient and safe. Need a friend to stop by and water your plant? You don’t need to […]

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Asia, South Korea

My Second Korean Apartment

Last year, I lived in a small one bedroom apartment in Gwangju. This year I’ve moved to Gwangyang with Nicole and we live in a much nicer, albeit older, apartment. Rather than write about it, I made a quick video walkthrough of the place with my phone. Check it out!

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Asia, Europe, Germany, Iceland, India, South Korea

Around the World in 22 Days.

Last week I reached my last 60 days of my teaching contract in Korea. Nicole and I have had a blast so far this year and we’re looking forward to teaching in Korea for another upcoming year. We’ve looked into several programs and decided to pursue a few programs in the southern provinces of South Korea. […]

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Asia, South Korea

Snowboarding in Korea

This weekend, Nicole and I went snowboarding in Muju, South Korea. It’s about two hours away from Gwangju by bus. Nicole found a coupon online to rent gear, get a bus to the mountain, get a lift pass, and lessons all for about $100. I asked one of my Korean coworkers, Lizzy, to help me […]

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