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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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Month Four on the Road  Posted on 08/11/2015
It’s hard to fathom that we’ve been doing this for four months. As our last month looms before us, I can’t help but feel reminiscent already. I find myself wishing for all of these days back to do it all The post Month...
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10 Scenes from Jeju Island  Posted on 08/06/2015
Our Korea finale, that trip to Jeju island, seems so long ago. As I look back at the photos and read my journal from those five days, I kind of strain to remember the details. The things that remain most The post 10 Scenes from Jeju Island...
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The 52 Book Challenge: June and July  Posted on 07/31/2015
I feel like I’m getting slightly back on track with my challenge for the year. I read my normal four last month and then powered through three within the first two weeks of July. Then we got to Angkor Wat The post The 52 Book...
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Month Three on the Road  Posted on 07/11/2015
The time is passing faster with every new day. I cannot believe three months have come and gone since we quit our jobs and started this whole shabang. Stats Countries Visited: 2 Baguettes Eaten: 43 Days since I last cooked The post Month...
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The Ultimate Guide to Craft Beer in Seoul  Posted on 07/02/2015
I must admit, when we first came to Korea I didn’t have high expectations on the beer front. After living in Australia, where craft beer is making huge waves, then spending some time in the home of beer in the The post The Ultimate...
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Month Two on the Road  Posted on 06/10/2015
If its possible, this month has gone even faster than the first. We’ve spent more time in fewer places, slowing our travel pace slightly, but still packing our days full. Stats Countries Visited: 2 Long Distance Buses Taken: 9 Number...
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Expat Diaries with Christine of The Traveloguer  Posted on 06/05/2015
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 52 Book Challenge: April and May  Posted on 06/02/2015
Things have gone slightly awry these last two months. I always have this idea that traveling means I have loads of free time to laze around and read for hours on end. I thought during the first few weeks of The post The 52 Book Challenge:...
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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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 Comments

  • wildheartlaura
    wildheartlaura 14 July 2015 15:37:06

    I'm also in Korea! It would be great to connect our blogs!

  • 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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