Alien's Day Out

February 1, 2012
by Mipa
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Pure Snow

Whee, check out the snowfall from yesterday! The first major snowfall of this winter. There’s nothing quite like a blanket of fluffy snow to coverup some of the dank ugliness of the city. Although, pretty soon, it will all turn … Continue reading

October 24, 2011
by Mipa
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Songnisan in the Fall

For the past 2 years or so, my parents have been wanting to visit Mt. Songni-san in the fall because it’s pretty famous for its beautiful autumn colors. However, we were always either too busy or we missed the peak … Continue reading

September 23, 2011
by Mipa
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Takin’ it easy in the countryside

This past week, Bunny and I were alone in Cheonan holding down the fort while my parents were away at a conference. Save for a day trip up to Seoul, I spent most of my week here in the countryside … Continue reading

August 26, 2011
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One last hike up Achasan

Exactly one more week before move-out day! Eeeeek! So anyway, on Thursday, I hiked up Achasan for what will probably be the last time while I’m still living on this side of Seoul. The last time I went to Achasan … Continue reading

May 26, 2011
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Work and Play

Ahhhhghghg…. what a weird week…. a rollercoaster of emotions going on right now…. hope you guys don’t mind me rambling today. After about 4 years of working at my hakwon as an e-tutor (editing students’ English essays online), it seems … Continue reading

May 19, 2011
by Mipa
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Mt. Achasan (aka, my backyard)

After 4 years of living in my current apartment by Gunja Station, I’ve decided that it’s time to relocate! Don’t worry, I’m not leaving the country. I’m just going a hop and a skip away to the Jamsil area where … Continue reading

May 16, 2011
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Seoul Grand Park & MOCA

Last Friday, a friend and I went to the MOCA at Seoul Grand Park. The only other time I had ever been to Seoul Grand Park was for the Energizer 5k Night Race last year, and since it was dark, … Continue reading

April 26, 2011
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Lost wisdom & the Chollipo Arboretum in Spring

Ahh! I just got one of my wisdom teeth pulled about an hour ago! I went to the dentist because I needed to repair my back molar that somehow got chipped, but in the process, I ended up submitting to … Continue reading

April 15, 2011
by Mipa
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Is it a mist, or clouds?

The cherry blossoms are in bloom! :) I went for a walk around my neighborhood yesterday and stopped by Children’s Grand Park, where there’s this one pathway that is lined with gorgeous blossoms. This is one of my favorite things … Continue reading

February 9, 2011
by Mipa
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Eating local

#97 on my 101 List is to make a conscious effort to eat as locally as possible for one month. Well, on Feb 1st, I decided that this would be the month. Here’s my list of 10 reasons why: 1. … Continue reading