In Busan: Hayden Sincere

Early in January, my friend and I decided one Saturday to go to a cafe after we did our medical tests for our renewal for EPIK. Well, she was planning to go and I just invited myself along. The cafe itself is kind of nestled up in the woods in this tiny little area. I…

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In Busan: Songdo Beach

There are five main beaches in Busan (Haeundae, Songjeong, Songdo, Dadaepo and Gwangalli) and before December, I had visited 4 of them. Songdo Beach had been on my list for awhile but for some reason I never went. Although beaches are really the same anywhere you go, I really wanted to take the cable car…

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In Busan: Igidae Coastal Walk

Back in November, I did the Igidae Coastal Walk with my friend and her parents. It was a beautiful day so it was a perfect time to walk along it. The whole walk takes about 3 hours to complete. I’m not in shape and I’m not a hiker so there were some points that left…

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Solo Trip to Jinju Lantern Festival

Every October for about two weeks, Jinju hosts its’ annual lantern festival. There are many lantern festivals throughout Korea in different cities, but I believe Jinju is the most famous one. I decided to take a solo trip out there to experience it. Based on the videos and pictures I had seen when looking up…

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Boseong Green Tea Fields in Autumn

This past weekend, I was able to go to the Green Tea Fields in Boseong with a friend. I was actually a bit nervous since it’s been getting colder and my co-teacher said it gets really cold in Boseong. We met at Sasang Bus Terminal at around 8:30AM. I found a blog a few days…

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4 Things I’ve Learned After 5 Months as a Middle School EFL Teacher

The week before last, summer vacation started and I officially made it through one semester of teaching middle school in South Korea. I’m still in shock that time has gone by so quickly. When I first heard I would be teaching at (two) middle schools, I was terrified. Everyone says they’re the worst grades to…

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24 Hours in Jeonju

At the end of May, the annual Jeonju Cultural Heritage Night Tour (전주 문화재야행) was happening and I wanted to check it out. So, I asked some friends if they were willing to go, which they were (yay!), and it was set. Taking the Express Bus from Nopo Bus Terminal in Busan to Jeonju Express…

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The Eats: Moru Restaurant and Gourmet Cafe

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Jeonpo Cafe Street with a few friends. We were looking for somewhere to eat before we found a cafe to spend the rest of the night.

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One Month Later

Yes, yes, a whole month and I’m back to my blog. I’ve been trying to figure out what to write. I kind of wrote something about my first few days in Busan, but it got so long because so much happened and then I forgot to keep writing, because even more was happening and it…

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