Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!

3 Reasons Why You Should Pick Korea

Posted on Tue, Jul 01, 2014 @ 08:44 AM

People who decide to become an English teacher overseas always ask: Which country should I teach in? The world is a fascinating and beautiful place, but here are the reasons why I decided that Korea was and is the best place for me:

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Tags: English in Korea, expats, working in korea, Korean society, safety in korea, Money, Expenses, advice

I think Korea is amazing! Part 2

Posted on Wed, Oct 09, 2013 @ 05:02 PM

Last week I wrote about why I think Korea is amazing, and this week I have even more reasons to share with you.

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Tags: ex-pat life in Korea, a year in Korea, outdoor activities, eating in Korea, trend in korea, having fun in korea, facts about Korea, drinking, Korean society, cultural differences, Activities to do in Korea, Nightlife in Korea

Your First Month in Korea - What to Expect

Posted on Mon, Apr 01, 2013 @ 04:30 PM

It’s all happening. You’ve applied to Aclipse, you’ve aced all of your interviews, and you’re finally on your way to getting a job in Korea as an ESL teacher. Your life is about to undergo a drastic and tremendous change unlike anything you’ve ever done and trust me, it’s going to be awesome.

Moving across the world is certainly exhilarating, but there are definitely some things I wish I’d known about my first few weeks here. So I’m here to help your transition into the world of kimchi, k-pop, and soju a little bit easier.

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Tags: living in Korea, seoul, a year in Korea, Korean culture, teaching in Korea, Buddhist Temples, Korean society, abroad, Transportation in Korea

Mermaids in Korea!!

Posted on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 @ 03:50 PM

After a few weeks into my year of teaching English in Korea, I took a day trip to one of the beautiful beaches on the island of Jeju. For those of you who do not know, Jeju is a Korean island off the southern coast of Korea and is a huge tourist attraction in Asia. The island is known for its stunning beaches, caves, and large volcano. Anyway, when I arrived to the beach, I was suprised to find a group of older women clad in wetsuits, but yet they had no SCUBA equipment, surfboards, or any other type of water recreation equipment. At first, I thought they just might be going for a swim, but what came next, suprised me even more.

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Tags: Korean culture, jeju, tourist attraction, Korean society, teaching in Korea

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