After 10 months in Korea, I’ve had too many awesome (and bizarre) experiences to count. I’ve seen historic palaces, hiked through amazing scenery, and tried spicy-ass foods (even octopus). But one of the best things yet is my journey into the sport of Ultimate Frisbee.
Hiking has always been a fun hobby for me, but I never realized how often I’d be able to do it in Korea. This country is full of beautiful places to explore. A few months ago we celebrated my birthday at a national park by the mountains and the sea. Continue reading “Byeonsanbando National Park (변산반도국립공원)”→
The beginnings of summer are showing up in Sejong City. It’s not even May yet, but gorgeous flowers are in bloom, and mornings are really starting to heat up. Last week, Wade and I got an early start to hit one of our favorite trails in Sejong. It’s just a five minute walk from our apartment in Dodamdong. Continue reading “Views from the top”→
When I first moved to Korea, everyone I met told me that spring was truly the best time here. Cherry blossoms bloom and the sun finally starts to shine again. Turns out… they were right! This weekend we picnicked in the spring sun and explored another part of Sejong: Beartree Park.
Sejong City might be Korea’s newest (and most unfinished?) city, but there’s no shortage of interesting green space. Last weekend Wade and I checked out one of its coolest outdoor parks, Geumgang Natural Recreation Forest. This place is a total gem and it’s right on our doorstep. Continue reading “Vibing on nature in Sejong City”→
If you’re feeling sick in Sejong City, there is no reason to tough out a bad cold. After just three months in our school, both my husband and I got sick from all those germy little kids. When we’d both had enough, we started looking around for an English-speaking doctor. Continue reading “English-speaking doctors in Sejong City”→
It’s been three months since we arrived in South Korea! It’s hard to believe we are already a quarter of the way through our year abroad. This weekend, we said goodbye to some new friends, and welcomed in the next batch of teachers hired. That means we’re no longer the new kids! Continue reading “The Korean three-month hump”→