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진주 Jinju – City of Lights

진주 Jinju – City of Lights

Welcome to Jinju, the city of floating light. This place is like something from a dream. I really never imagined I would get to be a part of anything like it. I always hoped I could but you never really think you’ll see stuff like this. When I first signed up for Korea, knowing full … Continue reading

A Very Kimchi Christmas

A Very Kimchi Christmas

It started off the way so many Christmases do, the tinge of excitement, the cutting out and pasting up of paper snowflakes and of course, the waxy tasteless (yet somehow delicious) advent calendars. But this year those calendars didn’t count down to a reunion at the family home, snuggling up into familiar beds in re-decorated rooms, … Continue reading

Chuseok 2: Taejongdae 태종대

Chuseok 2: Taejongdae 태종대

Taejongdae (tay-jOHng-day) 태종대 Taejongdae is a national park located on Yeongdo (yong-dough or doh or doe) 영도 an island found just behind the Jagalchi Fish Market. This island is massive and is about 7 Iroquois Fallses sprinkled with about 4 Westons and a Meadowcroft, for good measure. We met Alyssa at Nampo station and jumped a bus … Continue reading