Monthly Archives: September 2012

Beach and Sea

This update took a while to put together, work got in the way. Here’s the last part of the weekend trip to Seoraksan. On Saturday we went hiking in the national park and on Sunday we went to the coast. … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Seoraksan National Park

Saturday morning, bright sunshine, warm day ahead. The plan was to go to the Seoraksan National Park today and leave the seaside and other possible sights for Sunday, since forecast had been showing rain for Sunday. The rain didn’t happen … Continue reading

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Some Tourism For a Change

Last Friday my mother came to Korea to visit us for two weeks. I don’t know if the main reason was to visit us, Korea, or just to see the Kids, but it’s still nice to have her come over. … Continue reading

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Carded… Twice!

Remember my registration with the immigration authorities? The one which ended with them telling me that I can get my ID number in a few days and get the plastic card in 3 weeks? This whole thing turned out to … Continue reading

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Third Typhoon

Yet another typhoon came our way. This time it was typhoon Sanba and it was the strongest of the three so far. Well, strongest in the sense that at one point it time it had been a Cateogry 5 typhoon, … Continue reading

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Finland in Korea

Well, what do you know, I ran into something interesting today. After the conference and a dinner, I and a couple of others went for a drink near the conference venue. We went to Garosugil street, which is a popular … Continue reading

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Conference Without Traveling

Today I’m attending the CFI conference here in Seoul. It’s very convenient to be able to attend a conference without traveling anywhere, well, commute via subway. On a normal year, I spend about 7 days worth of time on airplanes, … Continue reading

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Photos

Long time ago, when I still had some free time, I considered photography to be sort of a hobby. I have what used to be a decent camera, well, still is, since it’s a DSLR and the lenses do not … Continue reading

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Settling In

First week is almost done and I’ve just come home from my Korean language class. I’m enrolled in an evening class at the university language center to brush up on my language. I have class twice a week, Mondays and … Continue reading

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Home, Sweet Home

Ah, I’m sitting on the balcony of our new home (well, temporary home, but you get my drift), sipping a cold one, and enjoying re-runs of MacGyver from Finnish TV. Does life get much better? Technically, I’m also enjoying the … Continue reading

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