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A Trip to Gyeongju

SLP does not provide much vacation time.

That being said, a little over a month into my contract, we did have a scheduled (almost) one week vacation. 968 more words

Korea

Finishing Up 6 Months!

Wow – I remember when we stepped off the plane on March 1 and everything felt so novel and crazy, Now, we’re pretty used to things here in Korea. 705 more words

Photography

Two Months in Korea

Before I get into this post, I want to address some current events on the news in Korea. I am sure many of you have heard all kinds of things about what’s going on between North and South Korea at the moment. 1,328 more words

Korea

Teaching English in South Korea: My Experience So Far

I’m often asked how I got into teaching English in South Korea. As a senior in college, my roommate was an international student from Incheon. Mil-al and I became close friends. 1,330 more words

South Korea

Day In The Life

I have written about the basics of what my job entails and about a special day at SLP before, but I have not yet touched on the typical day I have at my hagwon. 1,360 more words

Korea

Packing for Korea: A Retrospective

Packing for a year’s stay in a country you’ve never visited is a daunting task, particularly when so many websites/blogs/forums suggest taking a year’s supply of many things because “you won’t be able to find it in Korea.” Packing becomes even more difficult when you’ve got 4 pounds of toothpaste in your bag. 1,571 more words

Korea

TGIF....And Summer Vacation!

This week…. not the greatest. Between our “Blue Day/Water Day” celebration on Wednesday where I had to do the same “science experiment” 12 different times in 20 minute and 10 minute sessions & collect live eels in a cup and search for missing turtles with no break; a perfect troublemaker showing only disrespect to his classmates and me; and finally certain Korean work culture nuances…. 1,553 more words

365 Project (2015)