While it has been our humble home and the basecamp for many of our adventures, Yeosu is probably most notable for the Yeosu Expo which was held in 2012. This area of town has enormous buildings that were constructed to host a conference for oceanic sustainability and conservation a few years ago, but still hold a few attractions for visitors today. In a continuing effort to bring more people to our lovely city, we present our four favorite Yeosu Expo attractions as well as an English map we’ve made of the area. If you would like more information about our city guide of Yeosu, click here.
We typically share our travels and experiences here with you, but I figured I would break the norm and share a little of our day to day lives with you guys! Maybe it’s all the rain we’ve been having for the last two weeks but I’ve been reflecting and getting a tad bit sentimental. Continue reading
In Focus: Koh Mook
A 5 hour, $6 bus ride took us down to Trang Province toward the Malaysian border from the overly touristy Phuket. Once there we found our way to the pier where it became obvious that we had missed the last ferry and would need to charter a private long tail boat to Koh Mook. Continue reading
Southern Thailand Sneak Peek
Our stay in southern Thailand has, unfortunately, come to an end. Four short days just didn’t seem like enough and we are sad to be leaving so soon.
It was a long journey, but after 6 taxis, 3 flights, 3 buses, a tuktuk, train, and a quick boat ride we finally made it to Koh Mook Island in Trang. Continue reading
Let’s go to… Boseong Pottery Studio!
Not All Who Wander Are Lost
A little under two years ago we left Oklahoma and everything we knew for something completely different. From the planning stages to today- to (probably) the end of our stay in Korea, we’ve heard many of the same phrases and sentiments repeated. Continue reading
The Hardest Part of Living Abroad, or “My Stupid Brother Decided to Get Married While I’m Living Overseas”
We wouldn’t be in Korea if the negative aspects of life abroad outweighed the benefits. That being said, though, there are definite struggles and disadvantages inherent in a drastic move or lifestyle change. Generally, we strive to focus on positive things in life and fully appreciate the life that we have, but there are some things that are far too painful to gloss over. Continue reading
Byeonsanbando National Park – Day 1
At the western limit of Byeonsanbando National Park stretches a beach called Gosapo. We have visited quite a few beaches this summer, and maybe one or two is more beautiful; but Gosapo provided the best beach experience we have had thus far. Maybe it was the company – Tom and Elicia from Yeosu, or Kürt and Marené from Gurye, or the weather; sunny with a light breeze, but everything went perfectly and we had an absolutely incredible time in the sun. Continue reading
Here, Not There
Living abroad has changed our lives in many ways. As you know, we have had the opportunity to do, see, and experience many new and exciting things while living in Korea. For more than a year now we have been on this amazing adventure and every day new challenges are met and new memories made. Continue reading
Island Getaways Around Seoul
While living and working in Seoul, we have enjoyed its many sights and sounds, but there are often times where an escape is needed. Whether we need a break from the crowds or simply long to be surrounded by a greater number of natural things; the islands off of Korea’s west coast offer the perfect getaway when escape becomes required. Continue reading