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Travel Report: Daegu Gyeongbuk English Village, South Korea.

April 2019. The whole point of flying out to the Korean city of Daegu was to see my old mate Wonderboy. Having embarked on extended travels together throughout Cambodia, China, Japan and Spain, I was chomping at the bit to be adding South Korea to our explored list. As an added bonus, it was also great […]

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Travel Report: Dongseongno Cafe Alley – Daegu, South Korea.

April 2019. Anyone who knows me understands only too well that I’m all about the coffee baby! It gets me going in the morning, motivates me to be productive and helps me get through those tough articles where I feel like I’m walking through treacle. Hell, most of the time coffee just helps me appreciate […]

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Travel Report: Suseong Lake – Daegu, South Korea.

April 2019. It was a brilliantly hot afternoon in Daegu and we’d just finished an enlightening morning finding out about one of Korea’s most loved singers at Kim Kwang-seok Memorial Street. But now, with hopes of discovering a perfect spot for dinner, we’d arrived at Suseong Lake. This is easily the most beautiful area in […]

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Travel Report: Kim Kwang-seok Story House – Daegu, South Korea.

Want to get the full picture? Before reading this why not start with my travel report on: Kim Kwang-seok Memorial Street. April 2019. We must have spent a solid hour in Kim Kwang-seok Memorial Street admiring the artwork, listening to the buskers and drinking coffee atop one of the rooftop cafes. The atmosphere had been […]

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Travel Report: Kim Kwang-seok Memorial Street – Daegu, South Korea.

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! April 2019. I’d never heard of Korean singer-songwriter Kim Kwang-seok until I started planning my trip to Daegu. But as I quickly discovered the guy is huge in South Korea, where he shifted an impressive five million records […]

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Travel Report: Seomun Night Market – Daegu, South Korea.

April 2019. “Mate, I’ve got to take you to Seomun Night Market” hummed Wonderboy, rubbing his hands together, “The food is just….”. I can’t remember exactly what adjective he used but it didn’t matter, I was already sold on the words food and market. After all this was Korea, where the promise of a fine meal […]

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Travel Report: Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine – Daegu, South Korea.

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! April 2019. Although startlingly underrated on an international level, Daegu is famed across South Korea for its ancient Buddhist sites, European-style churches, one of the country’s finest city lakes and a reputation as the nation’s so-called coffee capital. […]

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Travel Report: Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral – Daegu, South Korea.

April 2019. Daegu is famed throughout Korea for being a conservative and religious city, a reputation that dates back to the nineteenth century invasion by catholic and protestant missionaries from all over Europe. Take a stroll through the historical district and it won’t be long before you stumble upon a church or two, or three. […]

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Travel Report: First Presbyterian Church of Daegu, South Korea.

April 2019. Wonderboy and I were strolling around Daegu’s historic district when we found ourselves instinctively gazing up at the soaring twin spires of the city’s First Presbyterian Church. It’s literally impossible to miss, perched as it is atop Cheongna Hill and accessed via the dramatic stone steps of Independence Movement Road. So up we […]

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