In a good way, of course. Here's what I mean: no matter how much you prepare for a big move to another city, state, or country, you're bound to find aspects of life in the new place that completely surprise you. Maybe it's just a larger degree of something you already expected, or maybe it's something you didn't anticipate at all. Regardless, this is just the reality of going to a new place. Here are four aspects of life in Korea that surprised me...
Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!
Tags: wifi, teaching in Korea, Korea, living in Korea, life in Korea, safety
When you're facing moving to the other side of the world, having tons of questions and concerns is only natural. Your Aclipse recruiter will be able to answer the obvious questions -- pay, hours, living arrangements, et cetera. But even with those answers, you'll have more questions. One of my biggest questions was about safety. Do I need to worry about thieves? What about North Korea? What about my safety as a woman walking down the sidewalk alone and late at night? Here's the low-down on what to expect.
Tags: teaching in Korea, Korea, south korea, living in Korea, life in Korea, abroad, safety, CCTV, safety in korea
There is a huge story going on in North Korea. It is scary, frightening, and whether you are an English teacher in South Korea or not, it deserves our attention. You probably know what I am talking about about because you watch the news. Unless you are living under a rock, how could you not know?
Tags: Korea, life in Korea, North Korea, war, safety, Korean War, Korean people