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A Naked Christmas

Yes, I mean "naked" in the literal sense. No clothes. Nude. Au naturel. Call it...

Confessions of an Expat

Between weekend adventures to new cities, trying exotic foods, and delving into another culture headfirst,...

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12 Things Korea Does Bigger Than Any Other Country

From super fast shipping to theme cafes, there are just some things that South Korea...

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9 Things I Wish I Would’ve Known About EPIK

Teaching English in South Korea can be a life changing decision. It's my hope that...

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Seoul Christmas Markets & Craft Beer

One of my most magical holiday memories is visiting the Christmas markets in Austria. So...

EPIK Life Video Contest Winner

I am beyond excited and truly honored to share that I was chosen as the...

Adventure Korea: Caving & Bare-Handed Fishing

I have been craving one last weekend spent outdoors before it gets too cold to...

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7 Amazing Budget Hostels in South America

During our three months traveling through South America, we stayed in many beds… thirty four,...

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Korean Apartment Tour

When we finally opened the door to the place we would be calling "home" for...

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2 Days in Busan, Korea: Best Things To Do

Known for beaches, temples, markets and nightlife, Busan is well worth a stop during your...

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Take Me Out to the (Korean) Ball Game

We’d heard from our co-teachers and friends that Korean baseball games are an experience not...

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Camping… Korean Style

We’ve been extremely lucky to find a group of friends here in Korea that has...

Andong Mask Dance Festival

It is rumored that in 1999, Queen Elizabeth asked to be taken to the “most...

Korean Struggle

Though we are beginning to feel settled in, there are many parts of our daily...

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Korean Surprise!

One of the more insightful lecturers warned us about a phenomenon she amusingly referred to...

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Why Korea?

A lot of people have asked us, Why Korea? Our answer is complicated.

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We’ve Got Some Big News…

…no we aren’t expecting a baby anytime soon, or buying a house. In fact, our...

How to Pack for 3 Months

Are you packing for a 3 month backpacking trip? If so, we've got you covered....

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Our Trip in Numbers

Being married to a nerdy engineer has its perks. One of them is that he...

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Back to “Normal” Life… For Now

There are so many things we miss, but we are constantly being reminded how amazing...

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Death Road in Bolivia

But Ben and I both agree that perhaps the most terrifying of all our risky...

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