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I think Korea is amazing! Part 2

Posted on Wed, Oct 09, 2013 @ 05:02 PM

Last week I wrote about why I think Korea is amazing, and this week I have even more reasons to share with you.

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Tags: trend in korea, facts about Korea, a year in Korea, eating in Korea, ex-pat life in Korea, drinking, cultural differences, having fun in korea, Activities to do in Korea, outdoor activities, Nightlife in Korea, Korean society

Convenient Store Craze in Korea!!

Posted on Wed, Jan 23, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

So there were a lot of things that amazed and surprised me when I first arrived to South Korea to teach English. I was surprised to see hi-tech toilets, public drinking anywhere, the amount of time students spent studying, and sitting on the floor when I ate a meal. Those are just a few examples of surprising memories from the beginning of my experience living in Korea. There is another surprising thing about living in Korea that I still cannot get over when I think about it. I cannot believe the amount of convenience stores that can be found in this country. It seems that there is a convenience store (or multiple ones!) on every corner.

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Tags: facts about Korea, life in Korea, shopping in Korea, snacks in korea, Korean chain

Interesting Facts about Korea

Posted on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 @ 01:06 PM

After a year and a half of teaching English in South Korea, I have come to learn some pretty interesting facts about the country. I wish I had kept a list of all the interesting facts I have learned, but even without a list, I can still come up with quite a few. 

1. South Korea is technically still at war with North Korea.

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Tags: Korean culture, facts about Korea, teaching in Korea

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