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3 Korean Myths You Should Know About Before Teaching in Korea

Posted on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 12:29 PM

After a round of drinking with some Korean friends, some of us foreigners were talking about the Korean dating scene. After talking about some differences between the Western and Eastern mindset, we were talking about some of the different Korean myths that surround dating and everyday life. Even though there is no proven truth to any of this, many Koreans still believe that this is important. Here are some myths that you should know about before teaching in Korea.

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Tags: myths, blood type, myths about Korea, personality test, living in Korea, fan death, korean history, history of Korea

First Time Teaching and Living Abroad? Tackling the Luggage Nightmare

Posted on Mon, Nov 03, 2014 @ 10:53 AM

Moving abroad for the first time can be a very stressful process. Looking back now, and thinking about  how I packed my luggage for the first time, I wish that someone had offered me better advice on what to take and how to pack it. Of course it doesn’t help you when you have never been to Asia before and all you have to go on is 1) Asian stereotypes and 2) What other people tell you. I will be the first one to admit I took way to many things and spent too much money on items I could’ve bought on first arrival in Korea. I remember that hilarious and embarrassing moment when my parents helped me unpack and repack my bags at the airport!

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Tags: packing, luggage, bags, on arrival, myths about Korea, myths, arriving in korea, living in Korea, teaching in Korea

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