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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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VIDEO: Korean Street Food at Namdaemun Market

Eating Korean Street Food at Namdaemun Market in Seoul, Korea video

In this travel video we sample various kinds of cheap and delicious Korean street food (Pojangmacha = 포장마차) eating at random Korean street stalls located at Namdaemun Market (남대문시장) in Seoul, South Korea. The wonderful aroma and lure of the different Korean dishes kept us roaming around for hours. Namdaemun Market is one of the […]

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VIDEO: Nanta Musical Cookin

Nanta Musical Cookin Performance in Myeongdong - Seoul, South Korea

While visiting Myeongdong I was fortunate enough to witness the free musical ‘Cookin’ by Nanta performers who were wielding knives, playing drums and a whole host of other things. Myeongdong is typically an area associated with shopping and dining; however, one of my favorite aspects of this area revolves around the many free performances one […]

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