Yeosu City Guide – The Expo

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.

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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