A tale of moving to South Korea to teach English and realizing that I might be in way, way over my head.
Bukhansan is Seoul's tallest mountain. At just over 800m tall, it makes the perfect day hike from Seoul. Learn how to get to Bukhansan and read about the best hiking trails on the mountain.
My first winter in Korea was my first winter in 5 years. The initial adjustment was difficult, dare I say bordering on traumatizing. But thankfully my 18 years in New England came through for me and I adjusted. Buying some thermal leggings and knock-off ugg boots helped as well. But god damn it was awful... Continue Reading →
I had been hearing about hiking in Seoraksan National Park place since I got to Korea in July, 2013. Of course, I wanted to make it out there before winter hit. Seoraksan is the highest mountain in the Taebek mountain range, and the third highest mountain in all of South Korea. Located only 2 to 3 hours... Continue Reading →
At this point, I've been living in Korea for 3 months. Culture shock is hitting me hard. Much harder than I expected. Everyone tells me that the first 3 months are the most difficult. Well I’m into my 3rd month now so I’m just trying to take each day as they come. Culture shock is... Continue Reading →