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Take the Plunge, Make Life Richer

Posted on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 @ 12:00 PM


Uprooting your life, whether to a neighboring state, or internationally, and trusting it’s the right move, is never easy. There’s money to be saved, perhaps for that overpriced U-Haul, or in our case, for a flight to Seoul. There’s goodbyes to be had, some easier than others, even if they are just temporary. Luckily, a few are permanent - I’m sure you have your own list of culprits. We all do.

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Tags: Korean culture, benefits of living in Korea, living in South Korea, korea history

Make Sure To Visit Beautiful Hwaseong Fortress While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Mon, May 08, 2017 @ 12:31 PM

There are a number of wonderful, cultural, and historical places to visit in Korea. Having already written about Namsan Tower, I would like to tell you about another one of my favorite places that I have enjoyed visiting during my time teaching in Korea.  This place is Hwaseong Fortress. Having been to Hwaseong Fortress on four separate occasions, I felt inspired to write a blog to let readers know about one the most beautiful places to visit within the Seoul area limits. If you’re ready for a hike, and to see something of historical and cultural significance to Koreans, Hwaseong is the place to go.

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Tags: Activities to do in Korea, Weekend activities in Korea, korea history

Immerse Yourself in Korean History By Visiting Amsa-dong

Posted on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 @ 02:56 PM

If you teach in Korea long enough, you will realize how much Koreans are proud of their culture and history and because of this they do their best to preserve their ancient wonders. As of 2016, Korea has 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites. If a location is deemed to have cultural or physical significance, the UN will help to ensure that it remains protected. The nomination process can take years and only a certain amount of locations will be designated a World Heritage site in any given year. This year, I was invited by my Korean friends to participate in the Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site

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Tags: festival, Korea, history, history of Korea, music festival, korea history

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