Category Archives: Exercise

The Benefits of Swimming

The Benefits of Swimming Guest Post by David Holt.  “I feel most at home in the water.  I disappear.  That’s where I belong.” – Michael Phelps, Olympic Gold Medalist. The silence that comes when your head disappears under the water … Continue reading

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Vegan Booty 31-day HallowLEAN Challenge

Happy International Vegetarian Day It’s finally autumn and the weather is perfect for running and playing outdoors. To celebrate the changing season, October’s month of vegetarian love and to celebrate myself, I’ve signed up to participate in the Vegan Booty 31 … Continue reading

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Vegan Powered Marathon

My First [?] Marathon Unlike other people who have firm goals or charitable responsibilities to running the absurd distance of 42.195 KM, I really didn’t. In my ignorance, it appeared to be a realistic goal for someone who just started … Continue reading

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Homemade Bird Feeders

It’s getting colder and I’m less inclined to spend the days outdoors, and the birds are feeling it too. Those who haven’t made the transition to warmer climates are searching out food. After coming across a dead finch on a walk yesterday, … Continue reading

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Jirisan Hiking and Camping

T-shirt clinging rather disgustingly to my back and my water container bone dry, we finally made to the peak.  We had been hiking for over six hours, and after getting completely lost once or twice we finally broke through the … Continue reading

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Hiking Mt. Mudeung

Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple decorated especially for Buddhas Birthday. It has been another weekend of high spirits and low funds. So with a list of ‘must-do’s’ that we had constructed during our first broke weekend in Gwangju, we decided to cross-off a big one, … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

We calculated this morning that we hadn’t received a pay cheque since October 2010. After traveling around South America, with a brief stop over in Spain, and then returning to South Korea for work, we have been eagerly awaiting our first … Continue reading

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