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The Lump-Sum Pension Refund

Monday, November 16, 2015

A beautiful day! I picked up Kevin from the airport and we took some time out of our day to drop by the Korean Consulate in Washington, DC. 562 more words


Happy Peppero Day

So yesterday was Peppero day, one of the many silly holidays in South Korea. Well, I think they are silly anyway, but who am I to talk? 255 more words



It has been waaaaay too long since I’ve written anything here. I have been wanting to catch you up on what’s been happening in my life, because it’s been a lot. 1,577 more words


Happy (Hagwon) Halloween!

Everyone who knows me knows that I love Halloween. Like, a lot. I love costumes and makeup and candy and spooky movies. Literally everything about it. 462 more words


A Day In The Life Of A High-School Student: South Korea vs The UK.

Before I started as a high school teacher here in South Korea, I was told by a lot of people, in various ways, that the Korean education system was intense. 1,131 more words


I’m extremely frustrated right now. On the verge of angry, really.

It’s nearly November and I still have not been told when I am getting off for winter break. 217 more words


Korean Apart-uh

If you secure a job at a Korean hagwon (private school), be prepared to live in a compact apartment. Very compact.

Much like the UK, the population to area ratio means that there is limited land. 863 more words

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