There are certain times each year when I really miss home. Whether it’s a birthday, a national holiday or religious holiday, we all become a little homesick on these days. The good news is there are some great ways to celebrate these holidays, even while teaching English in South Korea. The five holidays I have found to be the most popular among expats living in Korea are Birthdays, St. Patrick's Day, July 4th, Christmas and Thanksgiving.Read More
Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!
I've been living in Korea for about nine months now, and I've absolutely loved it thus far. This being said, I must admit that I was a little nervous about celebrating my birthday while teaching English in Korea, so far away from all of my friends and family. My birthday happens to fall on St. Patrick’s Day, and being from Boston, I’m a little spoiled when it comes to birthday festivities. I wasn’t so sure that Korea could live up to my expectations. I was wrong.