Gwangju South Korea Travel Blogs

Browse 21 travel blogs from Gwangju, South Korea. Read Gwangju travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 1:  Arriving and Getting Settled
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
    Here we are safe and sound in South Korea.  Everything went well with our flights. We left on Wednesd…
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#2 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 4:  Touring Gwangju
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
Originally our plan was to visit the coastal city of Mokpo roughly one hour from Gwangju.  However, the weather took a tur…
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#3 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 1:  Our First Day of Teaching
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
    I think it's safe to say Justin and I both had a memorable first day as teachers.  He had to get up Monda…
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#4 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 6:   Mountains, Movies and Mandoo, Oh My!
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
One of my favorite aspects of travelling is meeting so many interesting people from all walks of life.  This week I s…
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#5 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 10:  GIC International Day
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
For the past couple months we've been hearing how much fun the GIC (Gwangju International Center's) International Communit…
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#6 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 11:  Celebrating Chuseok
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
In order to best explain the Korean version of Thanksgiving let me quote an article from www.theholidayzone.com: "Chuseok, the…
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#7 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 14: Kimchi is Life!
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
Wednesday morning a group of foreigners and Koreans alike met outside the Gwangju International Center to hop on the bus to the…
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#8 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 7:  Paying tribute at the May 18th Memorial
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
Today Young Im took me to visit the May 18th Memorial, a site which commemorates May 18th, 1980, the day on which a democratic …
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#9 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 2:  Cuttlefish and Corporal Punishment
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
  It's been pretty darn hot the last few days.  Temperatures have been in the high 80's but it's been really humid …
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#10 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 16:  Give me candy!
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
For the past three weeks I have been excitedly preparing for the Halloween festivities at my hagwon.  Unlike in America, C…
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#11 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 3:  Our first trip to the countryside
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
  Justin's student Dr. Lee and her husband Dr. Huh arrived at our apartment early Saturday morning to take us sightseein…
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#12 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 8:  Learning to read all over again
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
This week our Korean lessons began at the Gwangju International Center.  For 60,000 Won  ($70) we get a membership to…
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#13 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 17: A Korean Love Story
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
We finally were able to take advantage of the Gwangju International Center's (GIC) Cultural tours.  On this tour we went t…
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#14 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
Week 5: Ode to Food
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Jul 14, 2007 – May 17, 2008
  Since a significant factor in culture assimilation is adapting to the local cuisine , I have dedicated this entry to o…
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#15 of 21 Gwangju travel blogs
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Jun 29, 2011 – Aug 02, 2011
This day was weird. I said my goodbyes to Kristian coz he left for home today and i was going to travel by myself thoughout &nb…
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