Spartan Race, Korea! In May 2016 my boyfriend and I decided to sign up for the spartan sprint which was the 5k race with many obstacles.
After almost a year of living in Korea, it was time to finally take a trip to the DMZ. The DMZ is the Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea that was established in 1953 after the Armistice Agreement was signed during the Korean War.
Last Christmas I had a Christmas in the sun with my boyfriend. We decided to head to Siem Reap, Cambodia since neither of us had been there before.
In the winter of 2016, myself and a couple friends decide to join a day trip to the Taebaek San Snow Festival and sunrise hike up the mountain.
Over the long weekend for Children's Day this year, we decided to go hike the second highest mountain in Korea Jiri. We decided to hike the Jungsalli(Jangteomok) Course or The Sunrise of Cheonwangbong Peak course. This course is about 11.5km and should take about 7-8 hours to complete. At the summit of the mountain, it... Continue Reading →
In the fall of 2015, I and two friends joined a meetup group over a three day weekend we had in October and went to Sokcho Korea to hike Seoraksan Mountain. Seoraksan Mountain is located in Gangwon-do and we were going to conquer one of the top three biggest mountain hikes in Korea. Sokcho is... Continue Reading →
Chuseok is one of the biggest and most important holidays in Korea. It is compared to Thanksgiving back home in the States. Families here usually spend this holiday together like back home and it is one of the big travel days in Korea because many Koreans visit their hometowns. Trains and many bus tickets sell... Continue Reading →
Last year I decided to quit my job of almost four years in Boston, it was time for a change. I had no real plan of what I was going to do, but I told myself I would work hard and figure it out. I had thought about teaching abroad since college, but it just... Continue Reading →
This post is about the first few weeks living in Korea. It will cover the main things that stood out to me and what I thought and felt. ^^ First Weeks in my New Home Incheon is the third largest city in South Korea. With a population of approx. 2.7 million-ish people. It is a... Continue Reading →