My New Apartment in Daegu

My New Apartment in Daegu

May 30, 2011

Tweet So I am back for my second year in Daegu, and I have a new apartment. I am in a different building this time and my apartment is much smaller. Last year I had a big apartment with two big rooms in addition to an eating area, kitchen, and bathroom. This time it is […]

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Chinese Yellow Dust Makes Me Sick

May 29, 2011

Tweet Every spring yellow dust blows in from China. It covers everything and can cause heath problems. While it doesn’t cause anything serious for me, it does seem to make me sick every year. A few weeks ago I woke up with a sore throat. Usually this is a sign that I am going to […]

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Saturday Snapshot - Gatbawi

Saturday Snapshot – Gatbawi

May 7, 2011

Tweet Gatbawi is a statue of Buddha in South Korea. It is 4m high with a 15cm thick flat stone on his head. He atop Palgongsan (Palgong Mountain) 850 meters high.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Friday Food - Burger King

Friday Food – Burger King

May 6, 2011

Tweet I figured since the food was so different here, I would bring you some of the things I eat every Friday. My first one is one you will recognize though. Even though I am thousands of miles away from home, I can still get a decent Whopper. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe […]

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Children’s Day and Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2011

Tweet Here in Korea today it is Children’s Day. It is the one time a year where kids don’t have any classes and can just be kids. They get to do fun things like going to amusement parks or just playing with their friends. This may not sound like much but it seems to me […]

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It’s Term Test Time

May 3, 2011

Tweet So last week the kids were taking their term test to see who will advance to the next level. This is always a stressful time for the kids. They have a lot of pressure on them to level up by their parents and from themselves. But this semester they had the added pressure of […]

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Going to a Movie in Korea

May 1, 2011

Tweet Saturday night a few of us decided to head to the movie theater to see the new movie Thor.  Seeing a movie in Korea is a bit different from back home. I have seen a few movies and there are a few things that really stand out. First of all, all the movie theaters […]

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Photo Friday

Photo Friday

April 29, 2011

Tweet I have taken a lot more photos since moving abroad and I can’t quite put them all up on the blog. So I thought I would share one with you each Friday.   Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Getting Out of Town - By Car

Getting Out of Town – By Car

April 25, 2011

Tweet Most expats in Korea don’t have a car, but a friend of mine bought one a few weeks ago so we decided to take it for a ride. Public transportation in Korea is awesome. With the trains and buses you can get just about anywhere. Throw in the abundant and cheap taxis and you can […]

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Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

April 24, 2011

Tweet The Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, was one of the most interesting places I visited in Korea. After visiting the Joint Security Area, or Panmunjeom, we took a tour of different areas along the border. We stopped to see in the distance the North Korean “peace village”. Each side has a “peace village” but only […]

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