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How to Quit Your Job and Teach Abroad…Without Regrets

Teaching English abroad is a great opportunity in many ways.  If you're an aspiring teacher it is invaluable experience that will shine brightly on your resume for future job prospects.  It's also a great way to travel while working.  A win-win situation.  You're getting paid to work in a country that you've always wanted to visit.  Teaching contracts are generally one year … [Read More...]

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Find a Job Teaching English in Korea Through the Red Dragon Diaries

Three years have come and gone. I'm still here in Korea, and my time here has been filled with so many events and happenings, I can't even begin to recall … [Read More...]

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4 Things in Korea I Will Never Get Used To

4 Things in Korea I Will Never Get Used To

I've officially entered my third year teaching in South Korea.  I'm settled into my new apartment and have already started teaching at my new elementary school. … [Read More...]

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Eating Live Octopus in Korea

Korea is a land of unique culinary...ideas. If you're reading this from back home, you probably think of Korean food as being the K-Barbecue joint in town, or kimchi, rice, and soju. IN Korea there's a whole lot "broader" spectrum of choices. I'll say … [Read More...]

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The DMZ Tour

One of the places in Korea that I had wanted to visit more than any other attraction was the DMZ. Korea's Demilitarized Zone. It's not an easy thing to see if you don't live in Seoul because the tours that are allowed to take you there do not run on Sundays … [Read More...]

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4 Foods in Korea You Probably Won’t Like

Not everything you can eat in Korea is going to be delicious. Many foreigners come here and right off the boat the moment they eat anything, they say it's "delicious". It doesn't even matter what it is. It may not even be Korean food! Don't get me wrong, … [Read More...]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Korea: Art of the Morning Calm

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is arguably the hottest martial art right now, with it's growth outpacing all others. This is for good reason; it's popular in the Ultimate Fighting Championships, is a highly effective self-defense system, and dynamic sport. As … [Read More...]