Monthly Archives: November 2013

EPIK trip to Andong and Yeongju

Fall arrived beautifully here in Korea.  I finally got the opportunity to go on one of the two trips offered every year by the office of education for my province.  Everything was paid for, and we got two days off … Continue reading

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Korean cooking class

Last Saturday I finally took one of the Korean cooking classes offered by the YMCA in Daegu.  I was super excited to learn how to make one of my favorite Korean dishes: Jjimdak.   It’s basically stewed chicken with vegetables. … Continue reading

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Halloween in Korea! (again)

This year has gone by so fast.  It feels like I just wrote a post about last year’s Halloween.  I was really excited about my costume idea, and I’d been planning it for about a year. I wanted to do … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Hamdeok Beach

My accommodation for the trip was right across from Hamdeok beach.  Since it wasn’t peak season, we had almost the whole area to ourselves.  I was blown away by how beautiful this beach was.  I never thought a beach like … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Jungmun Beach

I was so busy touring all the beautiful landmarks around Jeju island that I barely had enough time to just relax on the beach.  Fortunately, on my tour of the southwest side of the island we had a couple hours … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Sanbangsa (Sanbang Temple)

On my tour of the southwest side of Jeju island, we stopped by the beautiful Sanbang temple.  It’s nestled in the side of a mountain with an amazing view of the ocean.  The whole mountain is the result of volcanic … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Loveland

*** Warning:  If you have children around, do not let them read/see this post.  Contains “graphic” pictures of a sexual nature.  I tried to post only the most “tame” pictures I had.  Also, may not be safe for viewing while … Continue reading

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