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Hiking

Hiking Mt. Katahdin in Maine: Baxter Peak

“Never mind why you are going. Tell me what are you doing to prepare. Have you ever been to Asia? Do you speak any Korean? Have you taught children before? Are you doing anything to prepare?”

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Korean Food

Anatomy of a Korean Meal

Don’t be afraid to combine different elements from the side dishes with your main course!

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Life

Arrival

Twenty-eight hours and nearly 7500 miles later, we arrived safely in Gwangju, Korea on August 21st, 2009.

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Teaching English

My first day of teaching

Nobody got hurt, broke out into tears, or told me to fuck off, so I’d call that a good day. The anxiety up until now was immense, you know, because I’ve NEVER WORKED WITH KIDS BEFORE herunterladen! Many questions I’ve been asking myself. How are students going to react when I take charge of the […]

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Travel

Seoul, Take 1..

It was a weekend of firsts; visiting Seoul and going to a professional soccer game at Seoul World Cup Stadium. We left early Saturday morning in order to wander around the city for a while before catching Korea vs Australia which started that night fußball manager kostenlos downloaden vollversion. The bus ride from Gwangju to […]

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Teaching English

My First Full Week of Teaching

I could be out shopping for useless trinkets at the Saturday antique market down on Art St, but I’m laid up on the couch battling cemented nostrils and voicelessness. Fuck my life.

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Life

Street Markets in Korea

Of all things interesting, random shit is the most.

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Teaching English

Kinder Birthday Parties in Korea

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Life

Yangdong Market in Gwangju

When it smells like low tide, you have arrived. Yangdong is a traditional Korean marketplace, located in a large warehouse that is built atop the Gwangjucheon Stream on spotify. There you will find mostly butchers, fish mongers, seaweed dealers, tailors and farmers selling their latest crop. From the Grand Hotel downtown, walk North West along […]

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Korean Food Life

Alcohol: Breaking Down All Barriers

Coming up from the subway on our way to Yangdong Market, we found our selves in the middle of a sidewalk shopping center; everything from sun visors to rack of cow. Being that it’s still a bit shocking to see a hanging meat carcass next to a man selling q-tips, I stopped to take a […]