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South Korea

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Paragliding Korea

Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | Views [428]

Last year, we decided to be really daring, and signed up for a paragliding trip through one of the local tour groups. I have paraglided quite a few times with my friends in South Africa, but Robin had never done it before. I had also only ever done it ... Read more >

Tags: paragliding, seosan


Photos: Paragliding Korea

Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Korean Soccer (Football)

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | Views [240]

Robin is absolutely going to kill me for calling it soccer, but hey, I am the Soutie, so he could have written this HIS way if he had wanted to. I have decided to be democratic, and combine both "soccer" and "football"... From now on, it will be known ... Read more >

Tags: fans, soccer, suwon bluewings


Photos: Korean Football

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Ulleungdo, Dokdo and Jukdo

Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | Views [724] | Comments [2]

Chuseok is the Korean version of the American Thanksgiving. During this time, in August / September, Koreans get together with their families and have feasts, celebrate the new moon, and pray for good harvests in the following year. The best part about ... Read more >

Tags: coastal walk, dokdo, hiking, jukdo, makgeolli, scenery, squid, ulleungdo


Photos: Ulleung-do, Dok-do and Juk-do

Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Busan summer vacation 2012

Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | Views [693]

Our first solo trip together was to Busan in summer 2012. And it was amazing. We went for a week, and it was chockablock with sun, sand, relaxation and fun!    The adventure started with the jouney. Instead of taking a bus, we splurged ... Read more >

Tags: aquarium, beaches, busan, perlemoen, trick eye museum, war memorial


Photos: Busan

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | Photo Gallery

Trick eye museum, beaches and fun
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Namhae Island

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | Views [477]

The next trip we took was by far one of the best we did in Korea. To the beautiful Namhae Island. It was the middle of May when we went and beginning to get unbearably hot. However, we were by a beach so it wasn’t so bad! With these organized ... Read more >

Tags: beach, fireworks, garlic, namhae


Photos: Namhae Island

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Seoul weekend... The first kiss!

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | Views [677]

A little while after we went to Gyeongju, Robin invited me up to Seoul for a party weekend. I had no clue how to get there, and luckily by this time I had a phone, so soon we were on a bus headed for Seoul.    The plan was to meet Robin's ... Read more >

Tags: dragon hill spa, first kiss, jjimjjilbang, party, seoul


Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Festival

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | Views [416]

The first trip that either Robin or I went on in Korea happened on my second weekend on the peninsula. Rob had been here 3 weeks or so, and we were still hardly even speaking to each other. Shannon (my sister) organised this trip for all of us. It was ... Read more >

Tags: biking, cherry blossom, gyeongju, temples


Photos: Gyeongju Cherry Blossoms

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | Photo Gallery

Gyeongju Cherry blossom festival and Buddhist temple
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Where it all started...

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | Views [351] | Comments [2]

South Korea... Our home for the past few years... And boy, has it been eventful.  When we came over to Korea, to teach English, both of us had the exact same goals.                      ... Read more >

Tags: introduction, south korea, start


Photos: MegAndRob

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | Photo Gallery

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