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A Relaxing Visit to Siloam Sauna Jjimjilbang

Posted on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Another bucket list item for every Chungdahm teacher living, working, and playing in gorgeous Korea is to experience a traditional jjimjilbang 찜질방 or Korean bathhouse. I had the pleasure of visiting Siloam Sauna (실로암사우나찜질방) located in Jung-gu 중구, the historical heart of Seoul. Jung-gu is one of the 25 districts that form the city of Seoul 서울 and is just north of the Han River.

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Tags: teaching at CDL, Jjimjilbang, sauna, health, culture

Top 5 Things to Buy in Korea

Posted on Thu, Apr 25, 2013 @ 04:40 PM

When teaching and living in Korea, there are going to be things that you need to have during your year long stay that you just won't be able to pack or bring with you. Plus, you should take advantage and buy some things that happen to be cheaper or of better quality in Korea. A year in Korea goes by pretty quick and you can learn to get by with a relatively small amount of stuff, but still, there are things that you might want to have to make your life in Korea more enjoyable or more fun (and who knows when you might actually have another opportunity to buy some of these things!). So with that in mind, here is my list of the top five things that any teacher in Korea should consider buying.

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Tags: Korean culture, living in Korea, gyms in Korea, teaching in Korea, sauna, year in Korea, what to buy in Korea

An English Teacher in Korea visits the Dragon Hill Spa

Posted on Thu, Apr 19, 2012 @ 11:04 AM

If there is one thing that Korea is famous for other than kimchee, I would say it is the "jjimjilbang." 

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Tags: Korean culture, free time, spa in Korea, bath house, sauna, Activities to do in Korea

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