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Hogsmeade Cafe in Daegu | Explore Korea

Hogsmeade Cafe in Daegu | Explore Korea

Have you read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child? It was amazing, I cried when I read the first page. Just seeing the names Harry, Ron and Hermione written again in a book makes me tear up with joy and brings back the childhood adventures I went on with this unforgettable trio. I don’t know about you, but Autumn to me feels like the perfect time for a Harry Potter type adventure. I did some research and found that there…

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A Historical Trip: Visiting the Korean Demilitarized Zone | Explore Korea

A Historical Trip: Visiting the Korean Demilitarized Zone | Explore Korea

                        I have been reading a couple books lately on refugees who have escaped North Korea, as well as a short history book on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). I did not know too much about the Korean War before coming here. I knew that Canada was involved under a UN command and of course the result of the war, but that is about it. I wanted to learn more,…

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Garden of Morning Calm | Explore Korea

Garden of Morning Calm | Explore Korea

                        I am slowly exploring Korea and discovering new sites. One of my favourite places I have been is The Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong-gun which is in the Gyeonggi-do Province. It was a long trip from Incheon, involved a lot of subway transfers and then a bus but finally we got there and it was worth it. I was there in Autumn when the weather was still…

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Jinju Lantern Festival | Explore Korea

Jinju Lantern Festival | Explore Korea

                        In October some friends and I, took a 4 hour bus ride to get to the Jinju Lantern Festival! Let me tell you, it was worth it! The Lantern Festival is said to be one of the best festivals in Korea and it actually has ties to historical events.

An Ancient Palace In The Midst Of A City| Gyeongbokgung Palace | Explore Korea

An Ancient Palace In The Midst Of A City| Gyeongbokgung Palace | Explore Korea

                      Hello everyone! Well the weather is becoming colder now, and I am okay with that. I was very lucky to have warm, beautiful weather for the whole first month I was here and it is now time to get into the Autumn spirit. Back in September, I purchased a bunch of postcards to send out to friends and family. On many of these postcards was a picture of a…

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Finding the Ocean | South Korea

Finding the Ocean | South Korea

                        I love the water, I could sit for hours just watching the waves and the boats and whatever else may be in the water. I can see the mountains from my apartment every day and I love the view, however I really wanted to catch a glimpse of the ocean.

Tea Talks No. 9: Spending a Year in Incheon, South Korea

Tea Talks No. 9: Spending a Year in Incheon, South Korea

                                Hello everyone! It has been a while since I have wrote a Tea Talk and I thought this would be the perfect one. It will be brief because my computer apparently has to update in 15 minutes and I am not allowed to postpone it…I guess technology really is making all of our decisions for us now. In November 2014 I decided to sign…

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