∙ I can’t believe it–a year after arriving in Korea, we are leaving. At times it felt like this day would never come, and at other times, it felt like it was all going by way too fast. Today is our last day of teaching, and...―
∙ It almost doesn’t seem real–but it’s happening in a matter of hours. My parents are coming to Korea. That blows my mind for a couple of reasons–first, my parents have traveled around the U.S. a bit and...―
∙ Today, we have the day off from school because yesterday was Chuseok, which is essentially Korean Thanksgiving. Like American and Canadian Thanksgiving, it coincides with the harvest, and it’s a time to be thankful for food and...―
∙ One of the first things we did with our friends Meg and Frank once they arrived in Korea was show them a few of our favorite parts about our town, Gwangju-si. Their first full evening here was a beautiful and warm night, so we started...―
∙ One thing that becomes immediately apparent upon walking down any street in South Korea is that coffee shops are incredibly popular. Multiple cafes reside on the same streets, and often times, they are several stories tall. The most...―
∙ I’ve always loved photography, a passion that really started to kick in when I was in junior high and high school. I used to borrow my dad’s SLR (no “D” back then!), and take photo adventures, and I loved ...―
∙ I can hardly believe it, but we have only 6 weeks left in Korea. There are days I thought this time would never come, but overall, I am amazed at how fast a year can go by. It’s like that saying–the days are long, but the...―
∙ We’d been anticipating the incoming storm for days. Typhoon Bolaven was meant to be the biggest typhoon to hit Korea in a decade–it was reported we would have winds up to 70mph, several inches of rain, thunder and ...―
∙ I’ve never thought of myself as being particularly domestic, especially in the kitchen. I like to cook sometimes, but to be honest (and it pains me), I must admit my experiments in the kitchen don’t always pan out (pun...―
∙ Last August, Matt and I had just gotten married, given up our apartment in Seattle, and were starting our life as nomads. We were initially supposed to leave for Korea in August, but the first job fell through last minute, and we ended ...―
∙ Blogging, like Facebook, tends to highlight the best parts of peoples lives. You put up pictures where you look good and you tell people funny or exciting things that happen in your life. Rarely do people write long blogs about how ...―
∙ Part of our jobs as English teachers here in Korea is to plan and run an English camp during the winter and summer vacations. Typically these camps are an hour long (per grade), and go for two weeks. Luckily, my school decided this ...―
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I remember seeing the trailer for this film when we went to watch The Croods and already ...