Adventures in South Korea

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After graduating college, I moved abroad to South Korea to teach ESL for a year. Though the hours were long and the work was hard, I still managed to fit in a ton of adventurous experiences. Here are the highlights :)

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Adventures in South Korea

  1. 1. Roxanne Turner<br />Experience Coordinator and<br />Adventure Lover Extraordinaire <br />
  2. 2. My story started when I graduated from the University of Washington in 2010. Like almost every other graduate, I was forced to ask, “Now what?”<br />
  3. 3. Not one to be satisfied with the local desk job many of my peers were searching for, I took the first opportunity to move abroad. Hello South Korea!<br />
  4. 4. …tiptoed through ancient palaces…<br />
  5. 5. …dressed up in <br />“traditional clothing”…<br />
  6. 6. …unleashed my inner child at Everland…<br />
  7. 7. …climbed a few mountains…<br />
  8. 8. …befriended the local wildlife<br />
  9. 9. ...raced through mud flats…<br />
  10. 10. …stopped to smell the flowers at a Cherry Blossom Festival…<br />
  11. 11. …developed an addiction to adrenaline …<br />
  12. 12. Explored hidden caves…<br />
  13. 13. …been on so many boats…<br />
  14. 14. …enjoyed some R&R on an island…<br />
  15. 15. …admired historical landmarks…<br />
  16. 16. …got in touch with my spiritual side…<br />…at Buddha’s Birthday Lantern Festival…<br />
  17. 17. …and spent a lot of time in Karaoke rooms.<br />
  18. 18. In the end, <br />I learned a lot about living life to its fullest, and enjoying every moment of it.<br />I owe a lot to those people who ran the adventure groups I was a part of, and I would love nothing more than to be able to pay it forward.<br />Adventure isn’t just a passion, it’s a way of life.<br />

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