How to Land that Perfect Teaching Job in South Korea

You’re itching to move.. you’ve done some research on teaching in Asia, and now what?! Make it happen! Yes, packing up and moving life to Asia is a huge deal– but the internet makes starting a life before you even get there so easy. Here are some basic steps for landing your ideal teaching job in South Korea: 1. RESEARCH!         There are a few websites that cater to finding people jobs in Asia. They’ve got great connections... Read More

The 12 Scenic Sites of Ulsan

Ulsan is not the most impressive city in Korea by any stretch of the imagination. As a result, it is consistently & unfairly left out of guide books, shut off from unwitting tourists visiting Korea. Ulsan is widely recognised as the industrial capital of Korea… not the best tagline to attract waves of holidaymakers!! It is also true that Ulsan does host the same unflattering sprawl of appartment buildings & tacky flashy neon lights... Read More

Korean Tastes: 5 Day Markets

You will find 5 Day Markets in every big city and small rural town across South Korea. They’re exactly what they sound like too, big buzzing markets that come every 5 days. They have 3 or 4 different locations and rotate through their chosen sites. They’re full of fresh vegetables, a huge assortment of fruit, seafood, pots  & pans, shirts, shoes… anything and everything.   Korean Grandmother's are hard as nails working... Read More

World Cup Fever

Red Devil EXPLOSION!   WORLD CUP FEVER    Shouting Korea I’m ashamed to admit this.. but.. I’ve never really watched or followed a World Cup before. This is my first taste of World Cup Fever. I’ve watched over 10 games in 5 days (some willingly, some by the force of Farrow). I’ve arguably watched more soccer games in the last few days then I have in the last 10 years combined. I grew up playing soccer like it was... Read More

Hiking Mt. Munsu & Soju

Who doesn’t love walking into work to learn you have tomorrow off for some random emergency, test, physical, or ceremony. Whatever the reason is I love it.  I guarantee it happens more here than any other job in the world. Yes, in the world. Founder’s Day. Hallelujah, no school, first sunny day in weeks, and the added bonus of snow still lying around from the day before. What to do? Check out Mt. Munsu, right in my backyard (sort of). Koreans... Read More

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