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Will You Hate Teaching English in Korea?

You haven't been out of America before? Never left your small town or even the safe confines of your parent's home? Take it from me, someone with 4 years in the game, you're probably going to hate teaching English in Korea. Let me explain why.If you don’t like the idea of personal growth, my advice? Stay home.When you spend long stretches of time in another culture, or … [Read More...]

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5 Reasons I Chose to Live in Korea Over Japan

I'm back in Korea. For this, my second tour, I decided to go for the big city and make Seoul my new home. It was a hard decision for me because I had made Busan my … [Read More...]

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Teaching English in Japan was Like Pro Wrestling for Me

It's been a long time since I've written or made a video. What an interesting but ultra-crazy 2016 it was for me. I think 2016 was crazy for everyone, quite frankly, … [Read More...]

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I Was AWOL. I Was Life.

What a difference a year can make.That's what I keep telling myself. One single year can take one's life and transform it into a completely different creature. So many people take one single year and teach English in Korea and it makes an immense impact on … [Read More...]

Be Careful What You Wish For (Teaching English in Japan)

It's hard to believe I've been in Japan for 5 months already. Before I know it, the year will have passed and I'll be faced with a decision of what to do next.It feels like just yesterday I was making my grandiose fare-thee-well video speech as I prepared … [Read More...]

Life Things To Do in Japan When You’re Not Teaching English

I still live in Japan.I'm not teaching English at the moment.I'm not trying to teach at the moment.I'm just living in Japan.So what does one do when they are living in Japan but not teaching? That's a difficult question because, by and large, … [Read More...]

Are the “Glory Days” of Teaching ESL in Korea Over?

Teaching ESL is a mixed bag depending on what country you target. In some countries it's a refined, streamlined endeavor where employers seek qualified and experienced teachers and the government has mandatory guidelines as well. To obtain a work visa in a … [Read More...]