The Best Spots for Fall Colors in South Korea

Every year fall turns Korea into one of the most beautiful countries as the leaves change color and its national parks are flooded with beauty.  I put this list together with the help of other bloggers throughout Korea and hope it helps you pick the best places to go for fall in Korea.  The truth Read More …

Beef Sushi!

Beef sushi tonight wasn’t quite like my first experience with “Korean Beef sushi“.  Susan, Brian and I stopped in what we thought would be a small mom & pop Korean restaurant in Hyewha.  Upon arrival the menu greeted with us with what appeared to be more of a Korean fusion style.  We picked an assortment that included Read More …

Night Hiking Bukaksan take 2

After last week’s beautiful night hike I eagerly agreed to go again when my coworker Susan asked about it.  Enjoy these shots of us strolling through Bukaksan in Northern Seoul.  We got a little lost so it wasn’t the same trail as last time but it was great to get away from the bustle of Read More …

A Smoggy photo walk through Hyewha

I’m all moved into Hyewha!  Updates about the last few weeks at my awful hogwon are coming shortly but mostly I’m super excited to start my new job!  Orientation is tomorrow and I can’t wait to meet my 4th graders on Monday. In other news I went on a stroll around my new neighborhood yesterday Read More …

Counting down the days

Two and half weeks left.  12 schooldays at my crappy little hagwon.  16 days until I am done with this place for good!  I’ve already moved about half of my things to my new apartment and just ordered my new bed!  It should be delivered this weekend which means I’ll start sleeping there soon.  Definitely Read More …

A night out in Mokdong

Last night I cheated.  I’ve been so good these last 2 weeks but last night I had a lapse.  Okay, maybe there was some peer pressure involved.  I swear it was for a good cause though! Let me back up a minute.  I proclaimed December to be a special month, one that I dubbed “Don’t Read More …

My first apartment hunt in Seoul

Last week I signed a new contract at Young Hoon Elementary School (along with 3 other coworkers)and we decided to find our own apartment in Seoul instead of taking school housing.  The school will provide us each with ₩600,000 ($600) a month for rent and we get to pick our location instead of being 4 Read More …