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Getting An Illegal Tattoo in Korea

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The first thing to know about getting a tattoo in Korea is that it’s most likely illegal. How’s that for an opening line? See, tattooing is only legal in Korea if the tattoo artist is a licensed doctor, as they’re the only ones allowed to legally handle needles of any kind. Now, there are PLENTY […]

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Sherlock in Seoul: 221B Cafe

221B Sherlock Cafe in Seoul - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

In Korea there are a plethora of themed cafes to choose from, be it a phone decorating one or a sheep one or an airplane based one. But there was one cafe hidden away in Gangnam that was a MUST destination for us here at The Nerdventurists. The Sherlock cafe. You see, Sora and Kristina […]

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Getting Adjusted at Create Wellness Center

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When I moved to Korea, I didn’t think I’d be doing so many things to help benefit myself. Truly. But I’ve gotten my teeth all fixed here, I’ve taken care of my skin in amazing ways, and I’ve now gone to the chiropractor! Just outside Itaewon station is the Create Wellness Center, a charming lovely […]

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Korea to DC: Surprising Mom For Christmas

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I’ve lived abroad for the vast majority of my adult life, and one thing I’ve always wanted to do was surprise my mom for Christmas one year. Well, this year was the year! After conspiring for months with my sister and getting our mom’s boyfriend in on the scheme, I managed to sneak home from […]

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Between the Sheets: Hotel Maui Dongdaemun

Between the Sheets: Hotel Maui Dongdaemun - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Sometimes life gets to be too much. Whether it’s work or social circles or just the day-to-day grind that is slowly making you mad, once in awhile you simply need to get away from it all. But maybe you don’t want to go far, maybe you just need a mini break in the city where […]

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Mogo: A Vegetarian Meal Kit Service in Seoul!

Mogo: A Vegetarian Meal Service in Seoul - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

I haven’t griped too much about the difficulties of being a veggie in South Korea, because I feel like it’d be kind of obnoxious of me to do so. Korea’s diet is heavily meat based. It’s in their cultural makeup here as well as a huge part of their social world. Of course it’s going […]

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Musical Theater in Korea: Dorian Gray (Starring Kim Junsu and Park Eun Tae)

Musical Theater in Korea - Dorian Gray: A New Musical - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Living in a foreign country has its host of difficulties, especially when you don’t know the language. However, I truly believe that music is international and you don’t necessarily need to comprehend every individual word to understand the feeling or meaning behind a song. That’s why I wasn’t too worried when I traveled out to […]

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Quitting Your Job In Korea

Quitting Your Job Abroad - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

A few months ago I talked about how excited I was to be moving to South Korea. I was looking for a positive life change, going to a place where I could be creative and save money and travel. You may also remember I mentioned that I was kinda wary of it. I tried convincing […]

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