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Offline w4z

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #120 on: May 17, 2011, 04:53:43 PM »
Wheat Beer (That is good)
IPA
Porter
Stout (I'm not a Guinness man)

Microbreweries

With that said I've lost some weight since I got here, but I really did come to the wrong country with my level of beer snobbery.

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #121 on: May 17, 2011, 05:37:43 PM »
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I miss my family, my dog, Woolies food, Braai on a Saterday afternoon, Afrikaans music, Mr Price, GREEN GRASS and Biltong  :)

This. Also: my cats, braaiing with the family on Sundays, my bed, sheets, meat pies, my mom's cooking, knowing what the heck is going on, being able to ask my dad stuff (because even though my dad knows a lot, his knowledge unfortunately does not extend to Korea) and South Africans of all shapes and sizes.

Oh, and driving my car and cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese.

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Ouma Rusks, 5 roses tea, and just a tempo chocolate!

Oh, lady. I know the feeling. Please get someone who loves you to send you a care package! I was miserable without my Nescafe and my mom sent me a whole package with coffee, Joko tea, Cadbury's chocolate and Jungle energy bars. It's the little things :)

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #122 on: May 17, 2011, 05:49:23 PM »
I miss good beer! Nothing better then going to the store and having to choose from 10 or 15 different types of beers.

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #123 on: May 17, 2011, 08:45:45 PM »
I miss people entering/exiting the subway in an orderly fashion.

I miss affordable black coffee.

I miss the taste of Ontario apples.

I miss Dimpflmeier's bread.

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #124 on: May 18, 2011, 01:32:03 AM »
I miss Pongraz!  :( do any South Africans know how i can get my hands on a few bottles?

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #125 on: May 18, 2011, 08:07:46 AM »
I miss Pongraz!  :( do any South Africans know how i can get my hands on a few bottles?
You can try expatshop.co.za. Even if they don't have it on their site they will find it and send it to you anyway :)

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #126 on: May 18, 2011, 12:06:19 PM »
I miss my family, friends and animals the most.

I miss Woolies!!! (the South African version, not the British ones)  Being able to get a huge variety of fresh fruit and vegetables of AMAZING quality, as well as their veggie patties and everything else.

I miss being able to go to any restaurant and knowing that the food you order (which you can customize any way you like) will more than likely be fantastic.  Especially pizza...real, woodfired, thin crust pizza....

Okay, now I'm just making myself hungry :(

I also miss braaing with friends and family, I miss ciders - especially Savannah Light - and cheap, good wine.

I miss striking up conversations with random strangers in English.


I do love many things about Korea though!

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #127 on: May 18, 2011, 12:11:36 PM »
I miss my family, friends, cats and the food!

But mostly I miss NOT being a waygook.  I am excited not to be stared at when I go homeeeeee :) YAY.

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #128 on: May 18, 2011, 07:36:21 PM »
I miss cheap year round golf
I miss fish tacos
I miss Stone IPA (all IPAs, but this was my fave drink)
I miss bean and cheese burritos (I guess it's easier to just say I miss ALL Mexican food)
I miss random weeknight summer BBQs
I miss my bike
I miss having an easy relationship with co-workers (I do believe that I have some of the greatest co-teachers in Korea, and even though they all speak excellent English, we're not as good friends as I've been with most other co-workers back home.)
I miss limes with my coronas and tequila shots.

And I NEVER thought I would say this but I even miss having roommates.... ::)

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #129 on: May 18, 2011, 08:04:41 PM »
A good Flat White. Even a shit flat white would be better than the crap they call coffee here. :(

Offline Welsh Canuck

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #130 on: May 18, 2011, 09:17:55 PM »
Good choice of bread.

Offline tealstardust

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #131 on: May 18, 2011, 10:50:30 PM »
showers that are seperate from the sink, and shower curtains. and cheese- colby and peperjack. I do love Korea though!

Amen on the shower!  If you ever get to Seoul they have cheddar, colby and pepperjack all at costco...it might be worth the trek if those are the main things you are missing!  :-) 

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #132 on: May 23, 2011, 04:30:30 AM »
With summer approaching, I miss grilling out on the deck, running around barefoot in the grass, and going to garage sales with my dad.  I miss driving and seeing wide open spaces. 

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Foods that you miss the most in your country.
« Reply #133 on: May 31, 2011, 06:47:51 PM »
Hello everyone, I have a question.
Few weeks ago, my friends(South Africa) bought dinner for me. And I want to buy something for them.
At first, I was thinking about buying Korean food for them, but I wasn't sure whether they would like the Korean food I chose or not. I want to give them things they would like to eat.

please tell me the food you miss the most in your country or recommend Korean food you enjoyed here in Korea. ;)

Thank you!


Offline Jozigirl

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Re: Foods that you miss the most in your country.
« Reply #134 on: May 31, 2011, 06:51:39 PM »
Galbi! It's about the closest I get to a braai in Korea  :(

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #135 on: May 31, 2011, 07:08:03 PM »
@ sasez.. know how you feel.. damn how I miss a braai... :( would kill for a steak "oor die kole" with an ice cold hunters dry..
when in Rome.. Die eind resultaat moet die moeite werd wees!

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #136 on: May 31, 2011, 09:46:10 PM »
Cheaper food, fuel, cars, electronics etc. I miss fried fish, Lent (I'm not Catholic but I really love fried fish, a part of my local culture.) Oktoberfest, people with manners, Waffle House, Larosa Pizza, Netflix, Cincinnati Chili, and other local foods. the list goes on.

On the other hand many of the foods mentioned are not really healthy for me so living in Korea has been better for my diet.

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #137 on: June 15, 2011, 05:20:01 PM »
Blue Moon and Shocktop beers.  How do these not exist in Korea?

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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #138 on: June 20, 2011, 01:53:22 PM »
I miss cheap year round golf too. Also warm and sunny weather 365 days a year minus the occasional rain shower during the wet season.

Oh, and noodle soup!
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Re: Home Sweet Home
« Reply #139 on: June 20, 2011, 01:57:41 PM »
Family and friends first! 

But then I also miss the southern California sunshine and close to zero humidity. 

I miss the open-mindedness of my co-workers and the generally liberal vibe of southern CA.

I miss having people to actually talk to at work.

I miss driving.

I miss the diversity of foods available at the grocery store and in terms of eating out.

I miss many things.

 

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