Category Archives: Korea

Typhoon Bolaven

Over the weekend, we started hearing on the news that there was a typhoon that was heading our way. We knew that a typhoon was basically a hurricane in the eastern half of the world but it was our first one none the less so we were secretly a little excited about it. Just toContinue Reading

Gangnam Style

I’ll make this post short and sweet because a video is worth more than a thousand words. If you want to get a little taste of Korea, check out the hottest song/video in Korea currently: It’s actually quite catchy…if you’re wondering what Gangnam is – it’s a district in Seoul – a city we areContinue Reading

Summer!

Summer!

I need to catch up on activities from the past couple of weekends – the rainy season in Korea is over so our sunny weekends are back and we’ve been taking advantage of it!The past two weekends, we have taken some time to see the “sights” on the island. The first weekend, we went toContinue Reading

Weekend in Seoul

Weekend in Seoul

We spent the past weekend in Seoul and had such a great time!We took Friday off work and headed to the bus station in the morning for our four hour bus ride. We got to the station 10 minutes before the bus left, grabbed tickets, and jumped on the bus. The seats were big andContinue Reading

DMZ & JSA

DMZ & JSA

We signed up for the USO tour of the DMZ & JSA before planning our trip to Seoul to make sure we would be able to do this during our trip – we were both dying to do this tour. We woke up early on Saturday morning during our weekend in Seoul to check itContinue Reading

All-You-Can-Eat Korean BBQ & ATVing!

All-You-Can-Eat Korean BBQ & ATVing!

This past weekend, we we went out to dinner with our friends, Cory and Rachel – they took us to one of their favorite restaurants in Okpo called Dino. It is an all you can eat Korean BBQ buffet so you sit on the floor at a table with a grill and then you canContinue Reading

Oedo Island

Oedo Island

Last week, there was a Korean holiday in the middle of the week and so we got the day off from work. After sleeping in (apparently we really needed this because we slept for 12 hours), we made breakfast and decided to take the ferry to one of the near-by islands. On one of myContinue Reading

Road Trip to Busan!

Road Trip to Busan!

We recently got a GPS for Korea which translates into English – thank goodness because driving here is a crazy experience! I’ll let Ryan write a post about that later because he graciously does most of the driving. We wanted to test it out so we went to Busan for a day trip last Sunday.LuckilyContinue Reading

Accidental Summit

Accidental Summit

A couple of weekends ago, we met our friends Cory and Rachel out for a short day hike. We followed them to the start of the trail and headed up. The trail started at a temple…it is a more modern temple so it didn’t have the ancient feel to it, but they had some neatContinue Reading

Chasing a Parade!

Chasing a Parade!

Our friend called us on Wednesday night at 7:55 PM to tell us that they saw a parade for Buddha’s birthday being set up in the next town over and it started at 8:00 PM – he sent us a video of the parade, and when we saw it, we looked at each other andContinue Reading

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