BMX in Boramae Park

We met up with some other foreigners , they make videos! We are featured in this one, check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lI2cA-VnNg   Over our Chuseok break (Korean Thanksgiving) Sara and I tried to keep busy during the 6 days (5 for her) that we had off. We wanted to check out one of the many outdoor…

Itaewon – BBQ, Beer, and Canadians

We had quite the busy weekend! We went to Itaewon with our tour guide Joanna, someone we had met through our teaching predecessors. We got on the subway for the first time as well. There are a lot of lines, but I have to say the trains are extremely clean, and the stations are very…

What can’t you find in South Korea?

When we planned for our year in Korea we did a lot of research. So often we read that you can’t find any western products here and you would need to pack everything you needed for the entire year! Many blogs and people said there wouldn’t be bread, not only can we find bread; we…

Getting our ARC and our first Bus Ride

This week started off with a trip to the immigration office in Incheon. After driving for about an hour Sara, Sang Ho (co-teacher), and I arrived and basically handed our paperwork and medical check to an immigration officer and paid them. Done! South Korea has a lot of paperwork, what for is beyond me but…

My first bike ride in South Korea

My first bike ride in Tongjin-eup and heading towards Gangwha was interesting to say the least. To survive on the roads here one needs to be aggressive and hyper aware of everything that is happening around you. I left our apartment around midday Saturday with the goal to do a 32km loop heading north towards…