Posts Tagged ‘ oncheon ’

10 Things Korea Gets Right

January 13, 2014
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10 Things Korea Gets Right

Happy Tuesday everyone. I’m sorting things out in Uljin and making plans for my Philippines trip. I’ve said it before, but it’s weird just how not weird it is to be back in a foreign place where I lived and worked for over a year. It doesn’t feel like I never left, because I...
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Climbing Near Deokgu

August 22, 2010
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Climbing Near Deokgu

So I’ve discovered another cross-cultural similarity between Koreans and Japanese: looking the part. So what if you’re physically incapable of climbing a mountain? So what if you have to stop and rest every thirty minutes? You’ve got your fancy gear, don’t you? Your shirt made of the special fabric that sweat only helps to...
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For Your Soaking Pleasure: Deokgu Hot Springs

August 16, 2010
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For Your Soaking Pleasure: Deokgu Hot Springs

I am a water snob. Even with a Korean bathhouse less than 30 meters from my current living situation, I feel compelled to hop a bus and take a soak in mineral water. What can I say? I feel the difference, just as a wine connoisseur can distinguish your average house red from a...
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