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Make Your Own Soap At Innisfree Jeju House

Make your own soap at Innisfree Jeju House - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Vacations are definitely earned in Korea and I just spent the most wonderful five days on Jeju Island, South Korea’s own little Hawaii. Volcanic beaches, white sand, clear water, rolling mountains, and tons of tangerines and green tea. It was pretty much paradise and rest assured, I’ll be writing a lot about it. I mean… […]

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Learning Korean With Talk To Me In Korean: Hangeul

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안녕하세요! It’s coming up on two months in Korea. It feels like two years and at the same time only two weeks. Moving to a new country, especially one that speaks a different language, is a stressful time. Even visiting a country where you can’t read or write the language can be a nightmare. That’s […]

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My KPOP Concert Experience – XIA (Kim Junsu)

XIA concert XIGNATURE. Kim Junsu. Seoul 11.6.2016. The Nerdventurists. www.nerdventurists.com

So something magical happened: I went to my first KPOP concert here in Korea. It was loud, bright, full of flashing lights, screaming fangirls, and one very charming and goofy singer with a killer voice and the ability to out dance all his back-up dancers. Yeah, I went and saw XIA aka Kim Junsu (김준수).

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Moving Abroad: It’s OK To Be Afraid

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It’s officially less than a week until I move to South Korea. I haven’t even begun packing, and despite genuinely being excited for this new chapter in my life, I wonder why it is I’ve put off actually preparing for it. Maybe it’s because I’m older now and I’ve really thought hard about this decision? […]

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A Temple & A Jjimjilbang

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Continued from Part 1 & 2… We had food. We had beds. We had a far too large television filled with KPOP music shows, beauty infomercials, and dramas. Now it was time for some culture. Buddhism is still the spiritual king in Asia, even though Korea’s Christian population has steadily been on the rise the […]

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