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I’m Saving Boat Loads of Cash in This Sweet New Chinese Apartment

I honestly have no idea how I ended up in China. The end. I was half a hair away from hanging up the mitts with teaching overseas. The Korean Ministry of Education had been hemming and hawing about changing laws surrounding what grades should be allowed in public after school programs. In classic, passive-aggressive Korean form, they made the stink, but couldn't pull the … [Read More...]

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Dark Forces and Where They’ll Take Me (with Voice Over)

Hi, friends. I recently bought a new microphone. An actual microphone. Believe it or not, the voice overs I’d done on my videos for 9 years were all done through a … [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...]

Favorite Diary Entries

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. … [Read More...]

Catching Up on a Long Lakeside Scooter Ride in China

The time goes by so quickly, doesn't it? For the past two years I had put the Red Dragon Diaries behind me to better focus on my responsibilities and career as an expat teacher. I had reached a point where I had to choose. Now in my second year of life in … [Read More...]

My Japanese Apartment in Hiroshima

Here is a tour of my Japanese apartment in Hiroshima. I went from one extreme in Korea to another. Looks like I'll be doing a bit of shopping in the future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl8C9WmczJk … [Read More...]

7 Korean Street Foods in Seoul

Street food is synonymous with Korean culture. As you're on the go, Korean street food is so quick, convenient, and delicious. It's a defining element of Korea and if you are planning a visit you should definitely have a few brave moments where you stop at … [Read More...]