Monthly Archives: August 2011

Flashback Friday: New England Road Trip

At this time last year I was toiling away in a cubicle in suburban Philadelphia for eight hours a day.  The end of our fiscal year (oh, how I don’t miss using phrases like that regularly anymore) was approaching which meant my … Continue reading

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Biking the Han

On Sunday Seoulites were graced with the presence of something we hadn’t seen on a weekend in months.  The sun.  The constant cloudiness and rainfall the past two months had me believing that I was living in my personal version … Continue reading

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Out and About in Candidasa

Candidasa is a charming little town in East Bali that offers many amenities for tourists without being touristy.  The main road is dotted with small hotels, guest bungalows, and restaurants serving a wide array of culinary options.  Being only a short drive … Continue reading

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Celebrating Korean Independence Day

I’m taking a break from the Bali coverage today to write about a special holiday to the Korean people.  On August 15 of every year Korea celebrates its liberation from Japanese occupation.  At the end of World War II the … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Track and onto Unpaved Roads

I spent the majority of my first full day in Bali white knuckling anything I could get my hands near in the back of a Jeep.  My friends and I had rented a car and we were making the journey … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Paradise in East Bali

I started off my trip to Bali with a 3 night stay at Villa Surya, located in Amalpura on the eastern side of Bali.  My friend’s parents built this place last year and were kind enough to offer it up … Continue reading

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The Last Stop

Dorasan Station was the last stop in two ways.  It was our last stop of the day on the USO tour of the DMZ and it is also the last stop in South Korea on the Gyeongui Line.  The station … Continue reading

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