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5 Best Coffee Shops in Daegu

There certainly isn’t a shortage of coffee shops in Daegu.  I recently counted 47 different establishments where I could grab a morning latte in the 15-minute walk between the front of my apartment building and the doorstep of my workplace.  Forty-seven! Admittedly, some of these are hardly salubrious such as 7-Eleven and the run-down looking […]

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

I’ve been waiting for this week for 14 months. The precise magical moment in Spring when Korea’s cherry trees blossom.  I had read about Korea’s abundance of cherry blossoms and the accompanying festivals shortly after I decided to move here in February 2015.  For a decade, I had longed to see them in Japan, but was […]

10 Best Brunch Spots in Daegu

Brunch.  That one word conjures up a myriad of emotions and images.  Lazy Sundays.  Endless cups of coffee.  Long chats with friends.  Scrambled eggs.  Crispy bacon.  Freshly baked bread.  A leisurely weekend brunch is one of my guilty pleasures. So for the past nine months, I’ve been seeking out all the establishments in Daegu that […]