Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!

The Philippines: Affordable Island Getaway from Korea

Posted on Thu, May 10, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Dreaming of an island getaway? Wondering what exotic places you can travel to while living and teaching in Korea? Think...Coconuts in hand, pristine beaches, and world class snorkeling; the Philippines is a value-for-money destination that is only a three-hour flight from Incheon International Airport. 

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Tags: philippines, islands, islands of korea, teach and travel,, traveling, international, travel

Other Countries to Visit while Teaching in Korea

Posted on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

After sharing my experiences in Tokyo with the friends that I have met through ChungDahm, I thought it would be best to highlight some of the other vacation destinations outside of Korea. Some of these we were able to do over a wild and hectic weekend, while the last one, we were able to do over a long holiday. Again, these trips are all possible, but it is definitely beneficial if you live by a major international airport.

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Tags: Teach English in Korea, taiwan, expat, vacation destinations, Manila, philippines, what to do on the weekend, Teach Abroad, Teach in Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Korea + Travel = Cheap!

Posted on Mon, Aug 05, 2013 @ 03:36 PM

As someone who grew up in a landlocked state nearly smack in the middle of the U.S., traveling to another state was normal. But going to another country? Too far and too expensive. In fact, while I've traveled all over the U.S., moving to Korea was the first time I'd ever left my home country. Now that I'm here, the novelty of being able to easily country-hop is still so amazing to me. I can't even count the hours I've spent planning the trips I'll be taking someday. Lucky for you, in all of my planning, I've amassed a huge amount of resources. So get ready to bookmark websites, because it's about to get real with a whole lot of information.

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Tags: vacation spot in Korea, Vacations in Korea, vacation, KTX, Trips in Korea, Korea, road trips in korea, free time in korea, Thailand, Asia, Vietnam, vacation destinations, south korea, what to do on the weekend, korea bucket list, Bali, jeju, japan, taiwan, philippines, Bali, Vietnam, china, teaching in Korea

An English Teacher's Weekend Getaway to Manila

Posted on Wed, May 22, 2013 @ 04:00 AM

One of the best thing about living in Seoul is being able to travel to the surrounding Asian countries, even if it's just for a weekend. This past weekend was a quick trip to Manila, Philippines to explore the food, culture and of course lifestyle. Of course, there was barely any sleep involved, maybe two hours in total for the whole weekend. At the very minimum, sleeping on the plane before working a full day.

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Tags: vacation, visit, places to see, Asia, Manila, philippines, teaching in Korea, Weekend activities in Korea

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