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An American Abroad

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added on 04/04/2014 by: USA_Abroad
I'm Laura, an American expat who has just begun a new adventure in South Korea. After a few years living in New Zealand and Australia, I thought it was time to head somewhere completely new! This blog is a collection of my stories not only of my travels and expedriences, but of my life as I try to figure out how to live a happy and fulfilling life.
 tags: Fashion, Food, healthy living, Running, Travels
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An Ode to Dalk Galbi (닭갈비)  Posted on 05/19/2015
It’s raining outside, it’s cold, the wind is blowing in from Siberia. I am chilled to the bone. I walk into the steamy restaurant, you can’t even see through the windows it’s so fogged up inside. I am instantly...
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Expat Diaries with Izzy of Let’s Go Somewhere  Posted on 05/15/2015
Welcome to the Expat Diaries, a series where each week I interview a fellow expat, pick their brains and find out the juicy details of what brought them abroad and what’s keeping them there. I love living in new cities, The post...
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Month One on the Road  Posted on 05/11/2015
Time seems so warped on the road. The last thirty days have been packed with more than I can process sometimes. It seems impossible that only 30 days ago we were saying goodbye to our students, to our apartment, to The post Month One on...
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20 Korean Foods (and Drinks) You Need to Try  Posted on 05/05/2015
Korean food. What can I say? I’ve fallen hard for it. It’s the spice, the complexity of each dish and yet it’s simplicity. Often my favorite dishes contain only a few ingredients, but they are...
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Expat Diaries with Richelle of Adventures Around Asia  Posted on 05/01/2015
Welcome to the Expat Diaries, a series where each week I interview a fellow expat, pick their brains and find out the juicy details of what brought them abroad and what’s keeping them there. I love living in new cities, The post...
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Healing our Hearts on Jeju Island  Posted on 04/26/2015
Ever since arriving in Korea last April, Luke and I looked forward to getting down to Jeju. The allure of Mt Hallasan, of a tropical island and of a place completely different to the rest of Korea; we were really The post Healing our...
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Expat Diaries with Nathan of Open Road Before Me  Posted on 04/24/2015
Welcome to the Expat Diaries, a series where each week I interview a fellow expat, pick their brains and find out the juicy details of what brought them abroad and what’s keeping them there. I love living in new cities, The post...
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Things I’m NOT Going to Miss About Korea  Posted on 04/21/2015
Sometimes I think I’m guilty of portraying my life as some perfect, international paradise. Like everyone, I post my best photos, I share my highs, the good food we eat, the cool cities we explore. But this year hasn’t been The...
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Things I’m Going to Miss About Korea  Posted on 04/15/2015
It’s weird to think I won’t be coming back to my apartment after this trip to Jeju. I won’t be back at work on Monday, won’t be meeting up with my friends on Friday for chicken and beer or Saturday The post Things...
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 Comments

  • diverdown2k
    diverdown2k 03 November 2014 11:58:39

    I am an American living and working in Korea. Drop me a line.

  • jenal
    jenal 07 April 2014 11:53:09

    I like it.

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