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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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How to Stay Warm During Korean Winters  Posted on 01/28/2015
Winter in Korea is notoriously nasty. The peninsula is subject to Siberian winds that cut through your 17 layers of wool and long underwear. Hats, gloves, scarves, long coats, they’re no match for these brutal temperatures. I was...
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10 Things to do in Busan  Posted on 01/26/2015
Korea’s second largest city is probably my favorite of them all. It helps that there’s an abundance of sandy beaches, but it’s not just the beaches that keep me thinking about this city. The late night restaurants in...
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Expat Diaries with Aileen of I am Aileen  Posted on 01/23/2015
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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Learning Korean and Some Strange Cultural Phrases  Posted on 01/21/2015
Learning Korean has been a long road. It’s been over a year since we printed out our first Korean textbook, since we wrote up flashcards and started learning the alphabet. We’ve come such a long way in the time that The post...
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How to Teach English to Korean Middle School Students  Posted on 01/19/2015
As an English teacher at an after school Academy (hagwon) I teach every age from 5-16 years old. When I first started I was dreading the babies. I thought teaching these dribbling kindergarteners was going to be a nightmare. Their The post...
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Expat Diaries with Jessica of Curiosity Travels  Posted on 01/17/2015
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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The Bus Ride in Boseong  Posted on 01/14/2015
We came to a stop and everyone around us collected their things and filed off the bus. This must be Boseong, we thought, and followed the others into a one room building. It was colder in there than it was The post The Bus Ride in Boseong...
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24 Hours in Jeonju  Posted on 01/12/2015
The original plan for our five day vacation was to spend three days in Gwangju and two days in Jeonju. After three days in Gwangju we felt ourselves pulled back to the downtown area once again, forgoing an early bus The post 24 Hours in...
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Expat Diaries with Amanda of Farsickness  Posted on 01/09/2015
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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Where to Drink Craft Beer in Gwangju  Posted on 01/07/2015
We went to Gwangju with no New Year’s Eve expectations. “Let’s just act like we’re going on a five day holiday, not like we’re going away for New Year’s Eve” we told ourselves. That way there would...
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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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