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Archives for July 2014

I Speak English. I’m Not American or British…Can I Teach English Abroad?

This is a very common question I've received on many occasions... I speak English and I even have a degree in English, but I'm not from America or the U.K. Can I get a job teaching ESL in Korea? The … [Read more...]

“I’m Not White and Korea Won’t Hire Me!”

This is a touchy subject. At the same time though, it's just reality.In the Korean ESL job market for private academies, or hagwons, there's a lot of negative press. And for good reason. You don't … [Read more...]

Reliving Korea’s Tumultuous History at the Korean War Memorial

There are many museums to see in Korea. In fact, sometimes I feel like it would be an impossible dream to be able to see them all. All kinds of historical museums, art museums, memorials, etc. are … [Read more...]

When is the Right Time to Leave Korea?

I've been teaching in Korea for three years as I write this. I'm living what many people look forward to or can only dream about.So many look for adventure after college and find Korea to be a … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]