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100 Korean Foods You Gotta Try

Whilst I was reminiscing our days in Korea gone by I stumbled across this post that missed it’s chance at glory. So here it …

Chungju and Mungyeong Saejae

After our miniature hiking expedition to Sangdang Fortess we decided to step it up and take a trip to Mungyeong Sae Jae …

Am I An Ajumma Target?

By definition, an ajumma (아줌마) is a middle-aged Korean woman who has children, which means pretty much every woman over the age …

Apartment View of Korea

I always wanted to live in a proper apartment, somewhere high off the ground, all on one level etc etc. Our new …

Our Cheongju Apartment 2.0

On Friday we moved into our permanent accommodation in Yongam-Dong, a suburb of Cheongju. Why? Our initial accommodation was only temporary as it was too …

City Guide: Cheongju, South Korea

When we selected Chungcheongbuk-do province on our EPIK application we thought we’d be living in rural Korea – mountains, lakes, tiny villages, …

Soengju’s 1st Birthday

Last week we were invited by Neil’s co-teacher Kyuri to a birthday party. We gratefully accepted and made the journey to Gyeonggi-do to …

Let it Snow in Cheongju!

On Monday I came across a website with the five-day weather forecast for Cheongju, I was surprised to see the word SNOW on …

Hello Cheongju!

A lot has happened since our last post so I’ll start at the very beginning. Just over a week ago we finished …

Welcome to Seongnam City EPIKers

Seongnam is the city of choice for 500 EPIKers teaching in Daegu, Daejeon, Incheon, Gangwon, Gyeonggi, Chungbuk and Jeju. We’ll spend ten …

You’re Going Where?

On February 17 we’re leaving the land of the long white cloud for the first stop on our overseas adventure – South …