Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Korean grand prix

F1 comes to Korea! This event has been a few years in the offing, and indeed it’s located quite close to where I live in Korea so going to the event was a no-brainer. A friend of mine at the … Continue reading

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Peter visits Suncheon

I recently had my friend and English teacher trainer extraordinaire visit me in Suncheon to do some photography for an article he was making about Suncheon bay. I’ve been to the bay on many occasions, and it has to be … Continue reading

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Jinju lantern festival

Jinju is a town worth a visit at any time of the year. It’s located on the Namgang river, around 1 hour from Busan and 4 hours from Seoul. The towns main attraction is undoubtedly the castle that dominates the … Continue reading

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Andong mask festival

Wearing masks to ward off spirits, or hide amongst spirits in a custom prevalent in more than 1 culture, how many of us have dressed up and used masks at Halloween? In South Korea the culture and history of the … Continue reading

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Taiwan day 4

The last full day of the trip was somewhat low key really. We’d already seen quite a lot of things, it was also raining which didn’t help. I decided we need to see some culture though, so headed for the … Continue reading

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Day 3 in Taiwan

The third day in Taiwan was a bit of a slow starter, owing to the fact we’d got back late from Juifen the night before. The day started in our favourite little award winning dumpling restaurant, the waitress showed us … Continue reading

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Day 2 in Taiwan

The second day on Taiwan was spent a few hours outside of Taipei in the town of Juifen. I wish I’d had longer to explore Juifen, we could have done with 2 days there really. The day started off with … Continue reading

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