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Korea – The End

Friday saw the start of the end. I left Seoul and headed to the South coast, a city called Busan, Korea’s second largest city. It was an interesting journey getting to Busan. I caught a Taxi to the subway station … Continue reading

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Family Time in Korea

Someone who I am in Korea with observed that Sunday is definitely family day in here. I reflected on why this may be the case. Here is what I came up with: I notice that I see moms & dads … Continue reading

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Korea – Week 4

Sunday was a free day, no plans with the program. I had a lazy morning then headed out the the National Museum again as the tour was so quick last week! We did hit some of the main exhibits, but … Continue reading

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Korea – Week 3 – W-S

Wednesday was so busy! We had an amazing music class in the morning, a trip to the National museum and fan making in the afternoon, and a cruise on the Hangang (Han river) in the evening. A day of pictures. … Continue reading

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Korea – Week 3 – SMT

I cannot believe I am writing the words, week 3 – I am half way done! Sunday was another free day as the students were still at their home-stay, returning inĀ  evening. I decided to go out on an explore. … Continue reading

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Education Divide

Looking at the recent history of South Korea, after the Japanese occupation, I noticed some interesting things about how education was divided amongst the haves & have nots. Initially the divide was gender based. While everyone had access to basic … Continue reading

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South Korea – Week 2 – The rest

Wednesday, the first full day after the trip, was a pretty extra ordinary day. It started off with a lecture on Korean economics. Interesting, I learned a lot, but economics is not quite my thing. After lunch I caught the … Continue reading

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South Korea – Week 2 – Gyeongju trip

Well week 2 started out successfully! On Sunday we left Seoul Women’s University after breakfast and traveled to a traditional Korean Folk village, I could have spent hours there. I saw a performance of traditional folk music. The homes and … Continue reading

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Week 1 in pictures

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Korea – Week 1

My first week in Korea through the Bahrom International Program (through Seoul Women’s University) … All I can say is WOW. I am going to try to do a brief recap of what happened this week (so I can remember … Continue reading

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