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The 'Foreign English Teachers in Korea' Debate, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The 'Foreign English Teachers in Korea' Debate

A travel blog entry by londone7

... or ability to adapt to korean life. http://www.parkenglish.com/redirect/guestbook/testimonials-guestbook-L.php I've never understood why korea insists on a criminal record check from back home to renew (which is a very lengthy and difficult process ...

My Blog Reaches 20,000+ Hits!!, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

My Blog Reaches 20,000+ Hits!!

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... excited to hear about the perks I get such as my trip to Changwadae the Presidential Palace in March, a Press Pass to the Daegu IAAF Games in August, and my three day trip to Jeju Island this weekend. Finally, I just had another massive spike ...

My Students Win Spelling Correction Contest, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

My Students Win Spelling Correction Contest

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... anyone proofread it. So there are many grammatical and structural errors that do not read correctly.  A glaring example is the Daegu Airport website which reads very poorly.  http://www.airport.co.kr/doc/daegu_eng/intro/RE05.jsp  ...

Daegu School Board Global Festival, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu School Board Global Festival

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    The Daegu School Board is comprised of foreign english teachers from 7 English Countries (Can, US, UK, Ire, Aus, NZ, S.Afr), as well as foreign language teachers from China and Japan. This year they decided to hold a global festival to ...

Featured on KBS News!, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Featured on KBS News!

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... a feature on the weekends Global Festival The clip begins at 1.15 and I can be seen talking from 1.55 for about two seconds http://daegu.kbs.co.kr/news/news_01_01_view.html?no=3133645 Click the icon below the photo on the KBS site to start the ...

Daegu Modern History Museum, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu Modern History Museum

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... , gramaphone, two piece telephone, and pictures of schoolife. There is also a display showing how samsung started business by sellling daegu apples. You take an elevator to the second floor which is a photo gallery showing many scenes of life from the ...

Interview Request from Arirang TV, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Interview Request from Arirang TV

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... . Since they can only visit interviewees in Seoul, please let us know if you are interested.   -regards,Korea,net ----------------- As I live in Daegu and cant keep going to Seoul I had to give this one a big fat no! :-(( ...

The first day's lessons, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The first day's lessons

A travel blog entry by samwilding

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... of today - If you had told me this time last year that I'd be teaching a class of 30 twelve year olds English in South Korea, I wouldn't have beleived you, but you never know what's around the corner, and let's hope, for now, that more successful, ...

Local Neighbourhood Health Club, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Local Neighbourhood Health Club

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  Ever since moving to my new neighbourhood last August I'd been looking for a gym. There is one at the main intersection which was quite ridiculously priced at $100/month with old equipment and not that much selection.  Previously I'd paid ...

Men's Haircut, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Men's Haircut

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Moving into my new neighbourhood I was having a hard time finding a men's barber. Ladies salons are easy to find and as numerous as bus stops on almost every block. But a men's barber is difficult to find. There was a good one in my old neighbourhood ...

Biking the Geumhogang River, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Biking the Geumhogang River

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... 3 crossing I headed towards downtown where the trail had more bikers.      I passed by the Daegu Solar city and you can see the Exco further in the distance.      Shortly ...

DaeguBlog Dinner at Japanese Restaurant, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

DaeguBlog Dinner at Japanese Restaurant

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... me and the other new foreign blogger to dinner at a Japanese restaurant. I'm surprised in the two years I've been in Korea I've never been to a Japanese restaurant, despite liking Japanese food, eating lots back home, and enjoying the Japanese food I ...

Drama and Mountain Adventures, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Drama and Mountain Adventures

A travel blog entry by julietellsall

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On Sunday we took our kindergartners to a musical. To be realistic, the term "musical" should be used very loosely here. It was the play "Beauty and the Beast". However, it was VERY different than the American version of the story. In this story, there ...

Welcome to The Republic of South Korea!, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Welcome to The Republic of South Korea!

A travel blog entry by rdr88

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... start to a Saturday night! Oh well, interesting day i guess... left at 7 From rural Japan and ended up in a club in downtown Daegu Korea! Deagu is a great city, I have not touched this blog..but now I can offically say after being here alomst 6 months I ...

Carpet Padding????, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Carpet Padding????

A travel blog entry by kvolsky

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... as it cushions for walking and if you have a large elderly population this means less impact on joints.  But what I find in Daegu is completely perplexing.  I turn down a street not far from my hostel.  It appears that part of this road has ...

Biking Geumhogang & Dongchon Resort, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Biking Geumhogang & Dongchon Resort

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... ideal recreational and fitness activity to enjoy more of what the city has to offer This article was published on the Daegu Blogsite http://globaldaegu.blogspot.kr/2013/08/press-articletour-biking-geumhogang.html   Visit My Page on Facebook ...

Daegaya Festival (Soldiers, Strawberries, Blossom), Koryŏng, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegaya Festival (Soldiers, Strawberries, Blossom)

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... min bus ride southwest of Daegu. Daegaya (AD 42~562) was a nation that inhabited the Gyeongsangnam-do province of Korea around the 4th Century. Daegaya was a sophisticated nation that even at this early age possessed extremely high standards of culture. ...

Arrival in So Ko, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Arrival in So Ko

A travel blog entry by rgiles

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... day that the full panorama hit me - I was in an awesome location. Sangin is nestled in the Southwestern corner of Daegu; a city surrounded by mountains.  My initial fear of having no escape from the traffic and towering buildings seemed a little ...

Daegu IAAF : Sunday Usain Bolt 4x100m World Record, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu IAAF : Sunday Usain Bolt 4x100m World Record

A travel blog entry by londone7

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The celebrations continued on the final night as many athletes were doing victory laps, as many medal ceremonies took place and anthems were played. Russian, USA, and Kenya were probably played the most. There were still several finals still taking place ...

Tteularae Restaurant, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Tteularae Restaurant

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... rewarded This article was published on the Daegu Blogsite http://globaldaegu.blogspot.kr/2013/03/tteularae-restaurant-in-downtown-daegu.html            Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global ...

Round the world trip, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Round the world trip

A travel blog entry by ernecchio

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Natures Pharmacy, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Natures Pharmacy

A travel blog entry by thecurries2012

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... Tim had had a wobble in the day and questioned my planning refusing to believe that there were no hostels in Daegu with it being the 3rd largest city in South Korea, once he had done his research and confirmed what I had already told him he agreed that a ...

Top 13 Places to Explore Korean History & Heritage, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Top 13 Places to Explore Korean History & Heritage

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... /londone7/1/1301232923/tpod.html   Back in town the annual Mask Dance Festival is held each October. This highlights Korea's traditional Mask Dance culture, as well as bringing together mask dance performers from around the world. A short walk ...

haegums, donsas, and hanboks, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

haegums, donsas, and hanboks

A travel blog entry by speckles

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Hi all! I apologize for my tardiness and lack of blog postings. I've had a few speed bumps the last few weeks. Overall though, everything is still going great here! I am enjoyng teaching more each day and building closer friendships. New experiences and ...

The Korea Blog Welcoming Ceremony, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Korea Blog Welcoming Ceremony

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Here is a link to the other bloggers from The Korea Blog Welcoming Ceremony held March 29, 2011 http://blog.korea.net/?p=2530#comment-12317 ...

Halloween, Sports Day, Music Show, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Halloween, Sports Day, Music Show

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... but it was too late to use the charm offensive! Last weekend stayed in town to do some exploring. First I finally found the Daegu Central Mosque, it actually had a minaret too. There was a guesthouse beside where some Afghanis were staying. Then made it ...

Moving Day, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Moving Day

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Moving day was going to be problematic and a big challenge. I was actually moving two apartments into a third apartment. I didnt take the new schools apartment but found my own one. However, we had to move their furniture into the new apartment, as well ...

Typhoon Bolaven, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Typhoon Bolaven

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... experienced before. For a couple of thirty minute periods it did get quite severe. But nothing unlike any other rainy day in Daegu. Later we heard a building had collapsed in the city but that was about the extent of the damage. So somewhat of an ...

New Apartment, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

New Apartment

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... drain cleaner.  Also I discovered a roof terrace at the top with some nice views. I back onto a garden which is rare in korea and I can see birds sitting in the trees from my windows. There is also a morning rooster though I'm not sure where ...

Daegu Yangnyeongsi Herbal Festival, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu Yangnyeongsi Herbal Festival

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Daegu is famous for Mt Palgong on its northern border with the temples of Gatbawi, Donghwasa, Pagyesa, and others, and Mt Apsen on its south. But the cities central core is also home to a traditional herbal street which has played a role in ...

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