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Korean Martial Arts Performance

Korean Martial Arts Performance near Seoul Tower

Audrey and I were treated to a Korean traditional Martial Arts performance on top of Namsan nearby Seoul Tower in Seoul, South Korean.  After a long climb up Namsan we were delighted to randomly come across this free performance.  Having climbed Namsan several times in my life, I was not surprised some special event was […]

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VIDEO: Rural Korea

Rural Korea in Anseong

In a quest to find Lotte Mart for some shoes for Audrey, we decided to take a rural pathway behind my Korean high-rise apartment, as opposed to taking the normal route along the highway. We were immediately rewarded by a chance encounter with two lovely Korean puppies who greeted and played with us for several […]

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My Korean Apartment

A farmer nearby a rice field that overlooks my high rise apartment in Korea

As I wound my way around the final flight of steps, I pushed open a humble door that granted me access to the top of the roof.  I panted frantically as I was exhausted from hauling my two suitcases chock full of all the belongings I packed from home that I deemed necessary just 24 […]

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VIDEO: Korean Folk Village

Korean Folk Village in Yongin, Korea

In this travel video we (Samuel & Audrey) visit the Korean Folk Village (한국 민속촌) located in Yongin, Korea to absorb some traditional Korean culture, performances and customs.  The Folk Village is not far from Audrey’s Korean apartment; however, we’ve put off coming here long enough that if waited any any longer the weather would […]

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My Korean Apartment in Anseong, Korea

My Korean Apartment in Anseong, Korea

Recently I shared with you a tour of Audrey’s apartment in Yongin and in this travel video I give you a tour of my Korean apartment in Anseong / Pyeongtaek, Korea. My apartment in Korea is very standard – small space, high rise, etc. Before taking us on a tour I shows you my candy cane […]

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Jaipur ‘The Pink City’ Travel Photos

A monkey leaps along the outside of this fort wall.  I was sure glad I brought my telephoto lens along with me.

When I first stepped off the train in Jaipur I felt a jolt a adrenaline rush through my veins.  I had taken the train from Delhi with much anticipation.  As I gathered my backpack and jumped on rickshaw, little did I know at the time what kind of adventures would be in store for me […]

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Stuck in PayPal Jail: 5 Tips from the Trail

Lisa Atm: Credit: George Rajna, Lisa at the ATM in Bangkok

After all my months and years on the road, I try to convince myself that I am a savvy traveler yet somehow I still find myself in Indonesia in PayPal Jail unable to use my account. I want to share a few tips that I know work about money and help you use my experience […]

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My Korean Apartment in Yongin

My Korean Apartment in Yongin

Audrey gives us a tour of her Korean apartment in Dongbaek – Yongin, South Korea.  As English teachers we’re provided an apartment by our respective schools.  Compared to my apartment Audrey’s officetel is far more modern and smart in terms of features; however, it’s not nearly as spacious as my Korean apartment located in Anseong. […]

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Malaysia is the most under-rated country to travel in SouthEast Asia

Nothing beats the hot & humidity of typical day in Malaysia better than a refreshing locally produced cup of longan juice - Melaka, Malaysia.

I’m not going to lie – I’m absolutely in love with SE Asia.  I’ve spent over seven consecutive years abroad and I’ve covered a decent amount of territory as a backpacker and expat living overseas; however, there are a few things I’m embarrassed to admit.  I’ve yet to travel to Europe.  I’ve never set foot […]

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Go Bohemian in Stockholm, Sweden

Café IK’s World Trip by ikkoskinen

Let your inner Bohemian run wild in Stockholm’s SOFO district where unconventional attitudes and traditional Swedish charm clash to create fascinating venues. The last Thursday of each month is SOFO Night when merchants stay open late and treat shoppers to free music, shows and refreshments. Peddle Around Thanks to Stockholm City Bikes, you can “borrow […]

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