Archive | May, 2012

Activities in Korea – Screen Golf

Tweet One thing Koreans love to do is play golf, but it’s not the golf you might be thinking of. It’s screen golf. Screen golf is popular for several reasons. First of all, Korea is a very mountainous country. Screen golf allows everyone to play golf regularly and pretty inexpensively. Screens can be found all […]

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Heuksando, South Korea

The Greatest Device….Ever?

Tweet Living in South Korea allows me to have more than I ever did back home in the States. It’s one of the huge benefits of living here. I make good money, my apartment is paid for (I only pay utilities), so I am able to not only save money but spend money as well. […]

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Blogging at laundromat in South Korea

Washing Clothes in South Korea

Tweet One thing you don’t find often in South Korea are laundromats. Coin washers and especially dryers aren’t common here. They do exist, but you have to look hard for them. Growing up in the States I am used to using a dryer to dry my clothes. I know a lot of people still hang […]

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Dealing with Homesickness

Tweet Living overseas is a lot of fun and it can be an exciting experience. However, at times it can be difficult. No matter who you are at some point you will miss home. Homesickness is something we all have to deal with. Some people are hit harder than others. It’s how we deal with […]

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A Place I Really Want to Photograph

A Place I Really Want to Photograph

Tweet So today I was searching for some crazy or funny pictures to use during one of my classes when I came across a place I have to go to photograph.   What does that look like? Yep, it’s a toilet house, and it’s right here in South Korea. It was built by the chairman of […]

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Koreans Say the Darndest Things….In English

Tweet One of the things I love about being in another country is what you will hear on a daily basis. Someone who is not a native speaker can come up with some interesting things. Today myself and two other co-workers were at a local park playing basketball when a Korean guy came up to […]

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Teaching in South Korea: Job Types

Tweet There are different types of ESL teaching jobs in South Korea. They each have pros and cons, so let’s take a look at each of them. Private Academies (Hagwons) Private English academies are everywhere in South Korea. This is easily the most common job on the peninsula for expats. There are many different types […]

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