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  • Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 4.Apr.15Jinhae, South Korea hosts the largest annual Cherry Blossom festival in Korea. The festival lasts for ten days, and during that time, up to two million people visit the city. We decided to go and add two more people to Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Apr 4, 2015
  • Gwangju Spring Flower Show 3.Apr.15[center][/center] [center]We’ve been excited for Spring to bloom since we arrived here, last November. In addition to the Cherry blossoms and the upcoming Azaleas, we enjoy flowers of Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Apr 2, 2015
  • A Walk In The Park & Chonnam University 1.Apr.15[center]As the ten day window was opening, Alexis and I were welcoming the Cherry blossoms. They wouldn't peak for a couple more days, but we wanted to lay eyes on as many as possible. We started our walking Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Apr 1, 2015
  • 5.18 Liberty Place 30.Mar.15[center]The people of Gwangju are very patriotic, and proud of their history. Alexis and I went in search of some understanding, and we found it here, at 5.18 Liberty Park. The grounds were empty, it was just the two of Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 30, 2015
  • Sunday In The Park 29.Mar.15[center]Jungoe Park may be the largest city park in Gwangju. We are very lucky that it’s just a short bicycle ride from our apartment, less than five minutes. It contains a large walking loop, hiking trails, two sizable ponds, tennis Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 28, 2015
  • An Evening At The Daein Art Night Market 28.Mar.15[center]The Daein Market is a large, traditional, open-air market (complete with awning) containing hundreds of stores.[/center] [center]The Daein Art Night Market is held one weekend a month, on Friday and Saturday from 7:30 to midnight. *And, twice Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 28, 2015
  • Traditional Korean Music 28.Mar.15[center]Alexis and I attended a traditional Korean music recital. It was our favorite cultural experience to date. The musical instruments included a Janggu (double-headed hourglass-shaped drum), a Daegeum (large bamboo flute), and centered around women p Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 28, 2015
  • A Walk Around Our Neighborhood 20.Mar.15Last Friday was a beautiful day, here in Maegok-dong, Gwangju. Alexis and I went for a walk around town, before she had to be at work that afternoon. We wanted to capture some of the typical sights seen on our Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 27, 2015
  • Spring Has Sprung! 8.Mar.15[center]It had been too chilly to mosey around without a destination. So, with the beautiful weather, we decided to check out the river walk and anything else that caught our fancy.[/center] [center][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/738183/large_I Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 7, 2015
  • Mudeungsan Mountain Recon 28.Feb.15[center]Alexis and I had been wanting to do some recon at Mudeungsan National Park. So, we hopped on “our bus”, the city bus we ride ninety-five percent of the time. *It dead ends three hundred meters from our apartment. Anyway, Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Feb 28, 2015
  • Mudeungsan National Park 7.Mar.15===After the wedding I got us lost.===[center] We were supposed to, quickly and easily, swing by Kahve Hane coffee shop, and pick up our friend before heading to Mudeungsan Mountain. It didn't play out exactly that way.[/center] [center] Short story Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 7, 2015
  • A Traditional Wedding 7.Mar.15 [center]Alexis worked with a sweet Korean girl named Tina. She was the friendliest and most fluent English speaker at the academy. She and her fiancé, Edwin, who's from Holland, were Posted by Jason Willis in Willis Wanderlust | Mar 7, 2015
  • Anyeong Haseyo KoreaFour of us booked a midnight flight (AirAsia RM750 per person return trip) from KL to Busan (6 hours) on 31 October 2014. We couldn't sleep much on the flight. Arrived at Gimhae International Airport at 8.30am (Korea time). After Posted by puileng in My Adventures ... travel is my life ... | Nov 7, 2014
  • Run@Seoul Week Wrap-Up- This post is sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government - As a global digital campaign designed to emphasise dynamic and lively images of [[Seoul]], Run@Seoul Week was designed to spread emotions and stories about Seoul to the world Posted by Peter in The Travellerspoint Blog | Nov 26, 2014
  • Highlights from 1st and 2nd day of RUN@SEOUL WEEK- This post is sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government - A global digital campaign titled ‘Run@Seoul Week’ kicked off on Wednesday, November 19 with its official opening ceremony. This event is designed to promote dynamic and lively image Posted by Peter in The Travellerspoint Blog | Nov 23, 2014
  • City of Seoul Presents Run@Seoul Week for Global Citizens- This post is sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government - Ever wanted to take a look around the city of Seoul, but don't have the time or money to spare? The City of Seoul has launched a fun project named, Posted by Peter in The Travellerspoint Blog | Nov 18, 2014
  • Korea Grand FinaleWith only one day left, I decided to head out of town on a train and take a look at the countryside. I headed for a popular tourist destination called Nami Island, which styles itself as the Nami Republic. Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Oct 30, 2014
  • Traditional KoreaI decided to head out to the Korean Folk Village, a combination outdoor museum and small amusement park on the outskirts of Seoul. Turned out to be a pretty good decision. There were, as might be expected, hordes Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Oct 27, 2014
  • Changdeokgung palace and bindaetteok at kwangjang marketTook it easy in the AM blogging and watching the World Series game (yay Giants!) then headed to Changdeokgung palace. It's time for colors to turn here and so I wandered around getting pics of the building and the Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Oct 26, 2014
  • Seoul national museumI took it easy on Saturday, blogging in the morning and then heading to the Seoul National Museum. This is an entirely new facility opened in 2010 that is monumental in size, clad inside and out in marble, and Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Oct 25, 2014
  • A contrast in shopping centers and a Giant Rubber Ducky!Before I went to bed on Thursday night, I did my usual ritual of getting things recharged. My computer, my phone, my backup phone battery, my wifi router, my camera all need regular attention. About the router - Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Oct 24, 2014
  • First day in SeoulI had an early flight and managed to get on a local train to the airport rather than the express, so I was under a bit more time pressure than I like. Fortunately, check in and security went efficiently. Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Oct 24, 2014
  • Getting there[center] I am currently sitting in the lounge near the temporary room that I’m staying in. It’s pretty quite here right now for two reasons: it’s Sunday and school is not yet in session. I just ate a ham and cheese Posted by feins100 in Small girl, Big Adventure | Aug 2, 2014
  • Things to do!As many of my family and friends already know, I am going to be ending my time of teaching English abroad for something equally scary: starting over in America. It's coming up soon in March 2015. It is Posted by lrbergen in Han Guk Mal Mulayo | Sep 13, 2014
  • Year 8This year, I turned 30. Quite a milestone, yes? I had to renew my passport because it expired. Yet another milestone. And I got to thinking about another landmark in my life and it gave me Posted by lrbergen in Han Guk Mal Mulayo | Sep 13, 2014
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