Monthly Archives: May 2015

Gamcheon Culture Village

Every city usually has something that makes it unique.  But I’m finding most Korean cities look similar, especially in more recently developed areas with the same high-rise apartments, the same coffee chains, and the same restaurants. I was quite pleased … Continue reading

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City by the Sea

Busan is South Korea’s second largest city and the largest port.  But this past weekend, it was also host to about 40 English teachers for a culture trip. We set out on the KTX, Korea’s high speed train at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Pictures from Taejosan

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Hiking Taejosan

If you enjoy mountains and hiking, then Korea will probably suit you.  Even though my apartment is in the middle of downtown Cheonan, I can walk a short distance past the highway and busy intersections to Taejosan.  There are also … Continue reading

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Teacher Bonding

I don’t recall much teacher bonding going on in my schools back home in America.  Of course, some teachers became great friends and spent time together outside of school but I don’t remember any group trips being planned for the … Continue reading

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You Are Here Cafe

One half of Hongdae looks like this. But the other half is calm and quiet with plenty of trees and little two-story houses.  One house in particular belongs to the You Are Here Cafe. Simon and Martina run the website … Continue reading

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