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Top Ten Spots to See in Seoul While Teaching in Korea!

Posted on Thu, Oct 09, 2014 @ 10:37 AM

During my time in Korea, I've been lucky enough to have a fair number of visitors. My best friend is currently visiting from back home in the U.S., and as I've been pulling her around Seoul to the spots I deem the most interesting and picturesque, I realized that I've got this tour guide thing down to a science. So whether you're new to Korea yourself or you're expecting visitors during your time here, let this be a guide for the spots you should definitely see. 

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Tags: Teach English in Korea, Gangnam, hongdae, what to see, Han river, insadong, myeongdong, bukchon hanok village, what to do, dongdaemun design plaza, jogyesa, ihwa mural village, palaces, Teach Abroad, Teach in Asia, palaces of korea, bongeunsa, Weekend activities in Korea

Mandu Mania: Great Dumplings in South Korea

Posted on Sat, Apr 26, 2014 @ 10:19 PM

One of my favorite foods in South Korea is mandu, Korean dumplings usually filled with kimchi or pork. They can be steamed or fried, and often you can grab some on the go, which is perfect for cold winter days when you're rushing to school. There are some awesome mandu places near my work, but there is an exceptional chain mandu restaurant in Seoul that I always visit when I'm up there. It's called "Bukchon Mandu." 

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Tags: seoul, food in Korea, Korean chain, dumplings, insadong

'Tis the Season for Gifts from Korea!

Posted on Tue, Jan 21, 2014 @ 01:15 AM

Ahh, the holidays. While it can be hard, as an expat, to be so far from family and friends during the holiday season, it's also a grand adventure. After all, how many holidays will you be spending in a different country?! For the past two years, I've been trying to make the most of it. And one of my favorite ways to keep myself occupied and in the holiday spirit? Gift shopping! Here's a look into where I'll be headed to pick up all of my gifts this year... 

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Tags: seoul folk flea market, bupyeong, dongdaemun, insadong, myeongdong, teaching in Korea, shopping in Korea, Transportation in Korea, Holidays in South Korea

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