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Flying to Singapore for a few days was kind of a spur of the moment plan. I was suffering from the winter blues in Korea so Jihyeon convinced me into going to Singapore, a place I've wanted to visit ever since I watched a documentary on the construction of Gardens by the Bay.....
Flying to Singapore for a few days was kind of a spur of the moment plan. I was suffering from the winter blues in Korea so Jihyeon convinced me into going to Singapore, a place I've wanted to visit ever since I watched a doc...
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All my photos were taken with a RX100 which is basically a high end point and shoot (it has a large sensor). It's served me well of the last 2 years. I highly recommend it. The garden is free to enter, but if you want to go into the flower dome and cloud forest dome it costs $28 (one ticket does both domes).
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Saturday night was the AFC Asian Cup final, and as luck would have it the two teams in the final were the Australian Socceroos and the Korean Reds. Jihyeon has a friend in Daejeon who owns a Japanese pub, so we decided to drop in and visit him to watch the game.  I had a great time shouting "YEAH" every time the Koreans missed a goal :)
Saturday night was the AFC Asian Cup final, and as luck would have it the two teams in the final were the Australian Socceroos and the Korean Reds. Jihyeon has a friend in Daejeon who owns a Japanese pub, so we decided to dro...
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I'm on the home stretch. Only 50 more days in Korea and I have completed my final English camp. I wasn't as prepared as previously because I was really sick in the 2 months leading up to camp, but I think it went well. I was a little lazy taking photos this time, but here we go.....

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I'm on the home stretch. Only 50 more days in Korea and I have completed my final English camp. I wasn't as prepared as previously because I was really sick in the 2 months leading up to camp, but I think it went well. I was ...
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I let my students make Christmas cards in class last week. After working hard on it all lesson, one of my grade 1 students gave me the card she was making.
My second Christmas in Korea has come and gone and again there has been little to no snow, just cold weather. Unfortunately I picked up a nasty bug which I've been trying to shake for the last month. As soon as I start to fee...
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Teacher/Student interaction in Korea is a little different to in Australia. In Australia, a teacher would think it highly unusual and suspicious to receive a gift of food from a student. In Korea however.......

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Teacher/Student interaction in Korea is a little different to in Australia. In Australia, a teacher would think it highly unusual and suspicious to receive a gift of food from a student. In Korea, it happens quite regularly. ...
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We were getting ready to pack up our stuff and move to Australia and it struck me that I had not shared any photos of the unit we live in. It's a small 2 bedroom unit on the 3rd floor of a 4 storey apartment building a short...........
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We were getting ready to pack up our stuff and move to Australia and it struck me that I had not shared any photos of the unit we live in. It's a small 2 bedroom unit on the 3rd floor of a 4 storey apartment building a short ...
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On the weekend Jihyeon and I headed to Muju to revisit where we met in 2011 and see what the resort looked like in winter as opposed to summer when we met.....
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On the weekend Jihyeon and I headed to Muju to revisit where we met in 2011 and see what the resort looked like in winter as opposed to summer when we met. Jihyeon, worried that I would break a leg on the busy ski slopes, adv...
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What do you call a seven-course meal in Australia? A pie and a six-pack. Jokes aside, the meat pie is considered iconic in Australia and has been described as our national dish. An Aussie meat pie is a hand-sized meat pie containing largely diced or minced meat and gravy. Sometimes there is some onion, cheese, peas or mushroom too, but the key ingredients are the meat and gravy. Sounds delicious huh? I think so.
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What do you call a seven-course meal in Australia? A pie and a six-pack. Jokes aside, the meat pie is considered iconic in Australia and has been described as our national dish. An Aussie meat pie is a hand-sized meat pie con...
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Do you want to travel the world and get paid to do it? One of the easiest ways to go about it is probably to become an ESL teacher. Becoming an ESL teacher will allow you to ...........
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You want to travel the world and get paid to do it? One of the easiest ways to go about it is probably to become an ESL teacher. Becoming an ESL teacher will allow you to easily find work almost anywhere in Asia and allow you...
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In Korea, many people believe that a person's personality, character and comparability with others can be predicted by their blood type. 

For the last 3 years my wife has been pestering me to find out what my blood type is. I was very sick a couple of weeks ago and went for a blood test, so Jihyeon seized the opportunity to have my blood type tested (for fun). My blood type is A+ (because I'm awesome), looking at the list of traits below, maybe there is some truth to the pseudoscience superstitious silliness.

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In America, Australia or Europe a question that may come up when you meet someone (particularly if you are dating) is "what is your star sign?". In Korea however, you are instead likely to be asked "What is your blood type?"...
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As an anniversary gift to Jihyeon, I took her to see Jason Mraz who just so happened to be playing in Daejeon (the city where we live in Korea). If you don't know who Jason Mraz is (like I did).....

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As an anniversary gift to Jihyeon, I took her to see Jason Mraz who just so happened to be playing in Daejeon (the city where we live in Korea). If you don't know who Jason Mraz is (like I did), then check out this music vid...
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