March 26, 2017

Traveling and eating my way to a new global culture

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For as long as I can remember I have been on a mission to burn down my personal culture, and from the ashes built a new culture with global values. The famous idea that we are a product of our environments has always intrigued and sparked thoughts in my mind, but has also frightened me. […]

Cultural Awareness: Dokdo Island

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Who would have thought such tiny rocks in the ocean could cause such an uproar! The Liancourt Rocks, known as Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan, are a group of small islets in the East Sea, between Korea and Japan, that are under great dispute between these 2 economic titans. While the sovereignty of […]

Jeju Island: The Hawaii of South Korea

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Working life in South Korea can be a tiresome venture, so when you get a few vacation days you appreciate every waking and slumbering second of them. I just recently had a few days off from teaching and decided to take a trip to Jeju Island, which is a hop, skip and jump away from […]

Wat Arun (วัดอรุณ), Thailand

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Temple of Dawn Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand and is one of the more remarkable temples I have ever seen. This is a very famous temple for travelers to visit but I do feel that most people miss the real beauty behind The Temple of Dawn. The rich history and architecture really brings […]