Tag Archive | South Korea

Daegu Arboretum

Trip to the Daegu Arboretum

Tweet During our last photography lesson, we headed over to the Daegu Arboretum to try and take some photos of flowers. It was hot out with the sun beating down and there wasn’t a lot of shade where we were. However that wasn’t the worst part of it all. That would be that there just […]

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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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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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Seomun Market Daegu, South Korea

Photography Lessons at Seomun Market in Daegu, South Korea

Tweet Living in South Korea it can be difficult to find certain things in English. One thing we had a lot of trouble with was finding photography lessons done in English. I have had a Canon DSLR for awhile now, but I still don’t full understand how to properly use it. So after months of […]

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Dong-A Department Store Christmas Decorations

Saturday Snapshot: Christmas Decorations at a Dong-A Department Store

Tweet Christmas decorations from one of the big department stores in Daegu – Dong-A. They are a little different than what I was used to when I first arrived in late 2009. Follow Teaching Expat on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS Feed to never miss an update.

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Jokbal dinner in Daegu, South Korea

Friday Food: Jokbal (족발)

Tweet One of my favorite foods in Korea is Jokbal (족발) which is a meat cooked in soy sauce and spices. What some might not want to know before eating it is that it’s pig’s feet. Although it is pig’s feet, it’s more like the shin of the leg that you eat. At least that […]

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Hello Again!

Tweet It’s been awhile since I last posted – too long in fact. Time really seems to fly by here, but I guess that is a good thing. I have been back in Korea for nearly a year again which marks my 2 year point here, and I am still loving it. I have resigned […]

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