My Second First Day of School

I arrived in Korea two days before school started and that, of course, meant that when Friday morning rolled around I was still recovering from the jet lag. So the morning of the first day of school found me wide awake at 4:30am with plenty of time to chill a little bit before school started.…

Gyejoksan Red Clay Trail // 계족산 황톳길

Gyejoksan Red Clay Trail // 계족산 황톳길   In your search for interesting things to do in Daejeon you may very well run into this. The Gyejoksan Red Clay Trail. This trail is located out on the edge of the city and is notable because it is said that walking barefoot on the red clay…

Daejeon Cafe: Church and Dancehall (처치앤댄스홀)

I'm back with another cafe post! This time from Church and Dancehall cafe. Address: 대전 중구 대흥로139번길 38 1층   I've wanted to visit this cafe for a while now so today right after I finished English camp I met my friend at the bus stop in front of my school and we made the rather…

Thinking About Home

(Brace yourself for a crushing wave of sentimentality. Because if you thought I could over idealize, romanticize, and just generally be way too cheesy about Korea, just wait until you hear my thoughts on my home town.)   Thinking About Home The thing of "missing home" while you're living abroad is a complex and constantly…