Finding space in Vietnam

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Peace out, Korea!

After 12 months in Korea, Wade and I quit our jobs and packed our bags. A lot of people have asked us why we didn’t want to stay another year in Korea or find a different job there. Simply put– we felt it was time to move on. Continue reading “Finding space in Vietnam”

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My “Ultimate” adventure: Frisbee in Korea

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Can you believe this is me? I NEVER remember to jump!

It’s official.

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.

Continue reading “My “Ultimate” adventure: Frisbee in Korea”

Byeonsanbando National Park (변산반도국립공원)

IMG_1694Hiking 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)”

Reflecting: What a difference a year makes

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Peace out, 2015!

Hello, 2016! After the most eventful year of my life, 2016 has a lot to live up to. Thankfully, it’s off to a sweet start. I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on what a difference a year can make. All the things that can change. All the movements a person can make. I was hesitant to drone on about all the crap I’m grateful for, but this is my blog so I’m going to do what I want. Continue reading “Reflecting: What a difference a year makes”

The Korean three-month hump

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Autumn from our neighborhood in Dodam-dong, 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”

The Korean Yo: A new/old kind of sleeping arrangement

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So, you might be wondering­—what’s with the blog name? Coffee. Yeah. That’s obvious. Life source. I get it.

But the ‘yo’ part is strictly Korean. Continue reading “The Korean Yo: A new/old kind of sleeping arrangement”