Archive for October, 2011

Korean Running Culture

October 5, 2011
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Korean Running Culture

So… Korea. Great country for mountain climbing and hiking. Not the most enthusiastic when it comes to running. That’s not to say I haven’t enjoyed a few races during my year here. It’s just Korea isn’t really built for running; jogging in urban areas is annoying outside of the approved paths. Although there are...
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The Perfect Gift

October 2, 2011
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The Perfect Gift

When I was packing to come to Korea, I used my time in Japan to mentally work out what I would and would not be able to find. I had high hopes Dr. Pepper would be available at import shops, and knew most stores stocked familiar brand names. When it came to choosing whether...
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