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My Facebook Page : Departures1, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

My Facebook Page : Departures1

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... my blog entries in one place as they never show clearly on my facebook wall, along with my other articles published on the Daegu Blogsite.  It also allows for random followers who send me friend requests to follow me on facebook The web address is ...

Jungangno Fried Fish Restaurant, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Jungangno Fried Fish Restaurant

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... direction from the TGIF. You will see the restaurant on the right hand side.  This article was printed on the Daegu Blogsite http://globaldaegu.blogspot.kr/2013/06/press-article-jungangno-grilled-fish.html       Visit My Page ...

Tesco UK Foods at Homeplus, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Tesco UK Foods at Homeplus

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the biggest problems of living in a foreign country is navigating local foods and finding foods from home. Fortunately in Daegu and other parts of Korea we have a vital lifeline in Homeplus supermarkets which provide a vast variety of UK and other western ...

Daegu Line 3 Monorail, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu Line 3 Monorail

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... and twisted across a four way intersection that intersects at an angle.  This will become another striking new landmark of Daegu city.        The track continues to downtown past Paldal Market. As this is the bus route for ...

The Gatbawi Buddha on Palgong Mountain, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Gatbawi Buddha on Palgong Mountain

A travel blog entry by worldcitizen83

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... Buddha is also unique since it is not only in the standard meditating position but it is also wearing a large stone "hat."  In Korea, there was a very common type of hat called a "gat."  When you see the Buddha, it looks like a flat piece of ...

Seoul Floods - 19 Dead, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Seoul Floods - 19 Dead

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the ground is completely saturated. The rain path comes from the China Sea into the central korean peninsula (Seoul), then into North Korea, so Daegu in the south only gets passing drizzle at best. We are lucky! The death toll is now 38 since the article ...

Getting to Japan, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Getting to Japan

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Korea has a three day holiday period from Mon Oct 1 - Wed Oct 3 for the Korean thanksgiving. This is the busiest holiday travel period as families return to their parents home and ancestral roots to pay homage to dead relatives. Fortunately for ...

JR Rail Passes, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

JR Rail Passes

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Another problem I was having with my trip was figuring out my transportation. Last time I had gone for five days I traveled from Tokyo to Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe, so bought a 7 day Japan Rail pass for $350. This time I would only be staying on the ...

Going To The Movies, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Going To The Movies

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Last week Wed-Fri was final exams. Students wrote their exams and left at lunch so there were no school lunches. Thursday for lunch all the teachers went for lunch then we went to the movies.    I had a choice of three movies, ...

Sokcho here I come, Daegu, South Korea travel blog

Sokcho here I come

A travel blog entry by hazel_81

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... scenery on the way too, lots of green fields which reminded me of Japan. I should mention that Sokcho is the closest town to North Korea and was formerly part of North Korea until the end of the Korean War. I think it's about 37 miles from the border ...

Branching Out, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Branching Out

A travel blog entry by eundel

... of the Seoul/North-Western South Korea area. I will be spending this weekend with a few friends in Daegu (대구). Daegu was South Korea's fourth largest city (third if you counted Incheon as a part of Seoul, which technically it wasn't, but ...

Surprise Teachers Dinner... Again!, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Surprise Teachers Dinner... Again!

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Wednesdays I have no classes after 11am, so after lunch I was sitting in the teachers room killing time on the internet. The Vice Principal had somebody ask me if I wanted to goto 'the conference' at mount palgong. I didnt know what she was talking about ...

Asia Song Festival 2011

Asia Song Festival 2011 "Asia is One"

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the Japanese acts to be more 'ethno-pop' and Japanese sounding, whereas K-Pop is generic pop so not culturally identifiable to Korea. So I actually liked the J-Pop better than the K-Pop for this reason. Video : Perfurme (Japan) taken by a friend ...

Daegu, South Korea, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu, South Korea

A travel blog entry by norsu

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... ;he got the message. Luckily Im not travelling alone. So my single lady friends.. you might like it here ;D Daegu is the third largest city in Korea. I wanted to see the famous herb-market too but it was just a street ditted with the shops and the ...

The Secret Male Teachers Room, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Secret Male Teachers Room

A travel blog entry by londone7

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At the new school I had heard there was "a bed" that teachers could use. I've walked around the whole school and never saw anywhere with a bed. They said there was one for the women and one for the men. Curious, I asked where was this ...

Dont Worry About North Korea, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Dont Worry About North Korea

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    I've received a couple of concerned emails from friends and family worried about the situation in North Korea. Everything here is normal, nobody is bothered, and its life as normal.  You may think all the military maneuvers are a sign ...

Back Trails and Tour Streets, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Back Trails and Tour Streets

A travel blog entry by ruloris

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... trains or find my way back south before the Holi Hai festivities began, so after weighing some options, plans changed. Daegu has some interesting self-guided tours you can take along the streets, passing by the traditional oriental medicine museum, one ...

Apartment update, 2011 Travel Plans, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Apartment update, 2011 Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... in other peoples apartments so i've left the heat on while i'm away so hopefully will be ok, although the forecast for Daegu weather is showing daytime temperatures above zero.   Outside by the building entrance you leave your garbage and ...

I'm Leaving Korea, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

I'm Leaving Korea

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... . However, I know the overseas teaching market favours "white foreigners" and that was something I had to deal with before I got the Korea Public School teaching position.  I just have to sit out the next few months, figure out what to pack, ship, ...

Never Been A Fan, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Never Been A Fan

A travel blog entry by julietellsall

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... friends and family. But I can't help feeling sad and lonely. These are 2 people that I met hours after arriving to Korea. We took trips together. Shared stories together. Took comfort in knowing that we all hated certain things, together. And now their ...

First steps, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

First steps

A travel blog entry by emyjane

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... my life rather than let it live me.  This feeling did not leave me for the first few days of my trip. I'd come back to Korea because I love it here, I love the people, the culture, the way of life. I loved the life I lived when I was in Korea and ...

Guide to Korean Weddings, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Guide to Korean Weddings

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... ! At least they get a week off and dont have to both be back at school on Monday This article was published on the Daegu Blogsite http://globaldaegu.blogspot.kr/2013/05/press-artcle-guide-to-korean-weddings.html   Visit My Page on Facebook : ...

Palgong Teacher Training Institute, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Palgong Teacher Training Institute

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... working with adults. I got a work experience letter from the institute and hope to use this in the spring to try to apply for university teaching positions in Korea.      Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global Adventures ...

To market, to market, to buy a fat....?, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

To market, to market, to buy a fat....?

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... sleep all day - although I'd like to go shopping for handbags for the girls, and maybe even fabric or clothes seeing that's what Daegu makes. Graham: Every time I woke during the night, Mandi seemed to be reading her PDA. It was only after I got up ...

Accepted for a Third Year on TheKoreaBlog, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Accepted for a Third Year on TheKoreaBlog

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the acceptance e-mail (will send tomorrow) and make sure to reply back! Thank you for all the support you’ve shown us! - Korea Blog Admin           Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global Adventures ...

Daegu Yangyeongsi Herb Festival & Star Kebabs, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu Yangyeongsi Herb Festival & Star Kebabs

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... 8217;s mountains and visitors can experience a wide range of relaxing and curative traditional Oriental medicinal procedures. The Daegu Yangyeongsi Herb Medicine Festival is a fascinating event for foreigners who are interested in Korea’s medicinal ...

The Daegu Yangyeonsi Herbal Medicine Festival, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Daegu Yangyeonsi Herbal Medicine Festival

A travel blog entry by worldcitizen83

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    Since it was Children's Day, which is a public holiday in Korea, I didn't have any school today.  The purpose of Children's Day is meant to give children a day of happiness by giving them a day off from school and studying.  ...

Korean Wedding, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Korean Wedding

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... for you to fill out with your monetary gift.  The event hall was also unique in that it was being held at the Daegu Art Museum. Typically wedding halls are in multi storey buildings. Each floor is a seperate wedding hall. One floor is a common ...

Welcome to Taiwan, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Welcome to Taiwan

A travel blog entry by londone7

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After my first trip to Taiwan Mar/12 in the north spent in Taipei, Danshui, and the Yehliu Geopark this is second trip in depth exploring the southern portion (Click Here for First Taiwan Blog in 2012 : "Made in Taiwan")          ...

Downtown Chilgok, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Downtown Chilgok

A travel blog entry by julietellsall

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It's Saturday!! And I slept until 2pm. And it was glorious! A very nice change from waking up at 5:30 the past two mornings to a sun that is already high in the sky.     Last night we (Lauren, Danica, Christie, Adam- Danica and ...

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