Daejeon Cafe: Second Haru // 두번째하루

두번째하루   Last Saturday I walked out of my house into the most incredible weather we've had all year and hopped on a bus to 유천동 to meet up with a friend and visit a cafe that I've been wanting to try for a while! The cafe itself was lovely but the cafe plus the…

Ways to Get Connected While Living Abroad

When you're living in a country that's so homogeneous it's people took note when the foreign population jumped from 1% to 3% it's easy to feel like you're fighting a losing battle in terms of "fitting in" with the country and culture around you. In a bizarre turn of events, one of the hardest things…

Daejeon Cafe: Common Hills // 커먼힐즈

Back with another cafe post! This time from Common Hills. This place suddenly started appearing on all over my instagram a few months ago and I've been really wanting to visit it! And yesterday for language exchange and coffee as always, I finally did.     It's tucked away in Galmadong across from 은하수네거리. So…

5 Types of Classes You’ll Have as an EPIK Teacher

5 Types of Classes You'll Have as an EPIK Teacher   Every class I teach has a distinct personality which is the puzzling combination of all 30 something personalities in the room. And despite the fact that often those personalities are each perfectly pleasant on their own they can sometimes combine into something truly bizarre.…

Daejeon Cafe: 1987 Yangbandaek // 1987양반댁

Daejeon Cafe: 1987 Yangbandaek // 1987양반댁   Today's cafe is 1987 양반댁 located in Yuseong very close to the bus terminal. It's a hanok style cafe but being one of the 1987 chain cafe's in Daejeon (are they a chain? Who know's really) the atmosphere is a combination of trendy and eclectic.      …