One of my favorite things to do in Seoul is to scope out a new spot for brunch. Living in Korea has a tendency to really make me crave an American breakfast, and it is a little hard to find in Busan unless you plan on cooking a brunch feast yourself. Many of the restaurants in Seoul offer a brunch menu, and after a weekend vacation, brunch really hits the spot.
Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!
Despite the fact that teaching in South Korea offers invaluable experiences, teaching abroad also means leaving a lot behind. And you often don’t know what you’ll really miss until you actually find yourself craving it. Just the other day, on a bus bound for Seoul, I found myself nostalgic for the 91 freeway that runs through my childhood neighborhood. I hated that thing for being jam-packed and noisy, but it was home. I had a similar experience today. I wasn’t surprised by this one, however. BREAKFAST! American breakfast. And a darn good one, too.
This past weekend, Osan hosted their monthly traditional market, so some fellow Chungdahm teachers and I went to check it out. Traditional markets are very common in Korea, and any length of time spent in this country needs to include a visit to a market. So what makes Osan's market so special that we traveled a couple hours to get there? Well, according to the great internet, it's been around for over 200 years. A mention of it exists in a publication from 1792 called Hwasong Kyolriji, proving it's been around for a very, very long time.
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