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China: Xiedao. Beijing Beer Festival.

It’s summer, it’s hot, muggy, and I’m doing some long hour at work. so what better way to enjoy my day off with Em than head out of town and visit the Xiedao Beer Festival. Em brought up this event as something we could do together that may help me relax on my one day [...]

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Protected: One year proposal anniversary. A magic night for more than us.

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Another year wiser and more handsome!

Ok, Ok. So you forced it out of me. It is indeed my birthday, in fact it’s my 31st birthday. I don’t recall ever having 30 birthdays before, but sure enough there the number is. Birthday’s don’t mean a big a deal as they used to but that doesn’t mean one can’t enjoy the day [...]

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Tongdosa Temple (통도사).

On Sunday, Em and I decided to travel out of the city and head into Gyongsang country, more precisely around Gyeongju. Our destination, Tongdosa Temple (통도사) recommended by Mark from Daejeon. Not exactly sure how to get there, one of the Korean teachers, Brenda, took it upon herself to find out for me (after asking [...]

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First day at the Gym.

Today was day one at the gym and I was a little apprehensive as to what to expect. In Andong I used to go around 7am (or was that 8am?) and be the first person there. I used to turn on all the lights, get the music going, and often try avoid this crazy bloke [...]

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SKorea: Busan. Summer weekend.

We had planned to head to Yeosu this weekend and spend some time in a small coastal town. I had a quick look at the bus and train schedules and to my horror found that it was at least 4 hours away by bus and 6 hours by train. While I’ve done many long distance [...]

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A rare day off.

Yesterday, as mentioned a handful of times before, was a rare, weekday, public holiday here in Korea for Children’s Day. Yay for children. Seeing as the weather was as close to perfect as it’s going to get Em and I decided we’d spend the afternoon at the park with the rabbit. Last night we went [...]

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Em's most enjoyable birthday.

What a most agreeable day. As mentioned, solely, in my last post, today was indeed my lovely girlfriend’s birthday. We hadn’t planned for a huge day, though we thought we might go out and have a nice lunch for the two of us. Of course no birthday is compete without some birthday presents for the [...]

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Going to the dermatologist.

I went for a quick trip to the hospital today to check a rash on my finger and wrist (sorry about the twitter and facebook status saying I was having a finger removed) that had been lingering on much longer than it should have. The rash on my finger was so bad that it had [...]

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Shooting some hoops in the morn'.

On the weekend I went out and bought myself a basketball. I had noticed a small basketball court about a block away from my place and thought that it would be a good idea to shoot a few hoops in the morning and break the monotony of walking every day. Em had the lady at [...]

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