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Jo's Korean and Other Crazy Adventures Jo is coming back to teach in China for a second year that is sure to be filled with new crazy adventures!

Trip: Back to Korea

There are [57] stories from my trip: Back to Korea


Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, South Korea is Awesome!

SOUTH KOREA | Sunday, 15 Apr 2007 | Views [3387] | Comments [1]

This past weekend I went to Suwon to visit a friend of mine from Teacher's college. She is teaching at an International School in that area. Her school is brand new, and it is huge. The school really is state of the art and also has a pool. I told her ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Gallery: Hwaseong Fortress, Suwon, South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Sunday, 15 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

Check out the Fortress Wall and view of Suwon, South Korea
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Gallery: Cherry Blossom Festival

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

See the beautiful trees that bloom in April, in Seoul, Korea!
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Cherry Blossom Festival in Seoul!

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | Views [2207]

What an amazing weekend again! On Sunday, me and a few friends headed to Yeouido area of Seoul. This is where the yearly Cherry Blossom festival takes place for two weeks during the month of April. It was so overcrowded in the subway heading to this ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors


Yellow Dust in Seoul ~Just eat Kimchi ;)

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | Views [2431]

It's that time of year in Korea again. It's yellow dust season which happens for a few weeks off and on around the beginning of spring. Yellow dust is what they call the sand that is blown over from the China desert. On Saturday, it was so bad ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Party Weekend!

SOUTH KOREA | Sunday, 1 Apr 2007 | Views [701] | Video

Another weekend has sadly passed. This weekend I went to a new bar on Friday called, "The Dragon Bar." It is in my neighborhood, and it was a cool place because it had a big screen tv and an electronic dartboard. There were also a few foreigners in there.... Read more >

Tags: adventures


I feel like a Star!

SOUTH KOREA | Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | Views [737]

I feel like a rock star or better yet, a super famous person! No, I haven't just become famous or won the lottery. I have little groupies of children. When they see me in the halls of the school, I hear, "Hi, Hi," from loud children. They group around ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Gallery: Nowon-Gu, Seoul, Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 17 Mar 2007 | Photo Gallery

Check out the view from my apartment, and the area I live in
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Back to Seoul..finally!

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 17 Mar 2007 | Views [1134] | Comments [2]

I've made it to Seoul, Korea on March 1st, 2007. The ride was long, but not as many layovers as last time. When I arrived there was a sign for SMOE teachers. They asked my name and told me to walk down to 'Buy the Way' and you'll see a sign. I was quite ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Poetry preview

CANADA | Friday, 16 Feb 2007 | Views [535]

For those that know me, know that I do dabble in poetry whenever I feel inspired. In memory of Valentines Day, which was yesterday, I will show you a poem that I wrote about three years ago. I did get this poem published in a journal. Not bragging or ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: A glimpse of Korea!

SOUTH KOREA | Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Just a few pictures of my year in Korea, 05/06
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Gallery: London, England, 2005

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

I was teaching in England for six months in a public school. Here are some pics of when mom came to visit me.
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Gallery: Ice sculptures - Winterlude 2007

CANADA | Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Ice sculptures lit up at night during Winterlude in Ottawa, 2007
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Wintry winter

CANADA | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Views [547]

So, I finally got my papers from Korea, to take to the Korean consulate, to get my E-2 visa. I was surprised that they accepted this paperwork because I had no visa number. I guess SMOE is granted exceptions because of how many people they are hiring ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: Phuket, and Krabi, Thailand

THAILAND | Friday, 9 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

I took a ten day vacation to Phuket, and Krabi (Oct 06) after my four week CELTA training in. Check these out!
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Three weeks to Go !

CANADA | Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | Views [759]

A brief history: I returned back to Ontario, Canada from Bangkok, Thailand in October, 2006. I spent four weeks in Bangkok, doing my CELTA course. It was an amazing experience. I have another blog on another site on my Thai adventures ( www.josthaiadventures.... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Gallery: Winterlude - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

CANADA | Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

The world's longest skating rink in the world at 7km long. Here are pictures of Winterlude of February 2007
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