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English Class with Korean 4th Graders (English As a Second Language)

English As a Second Language, or "teaching English", is many things to many people. It exists on many levels ranging from a travel ticket to a serious career choice. Most people look at it as a way to … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Vs. Korean Street Food Vendor Churros

Korean street food is a blanket term for a large variety of eats. Of the sweet items that can be purchased from a street vendor is a popular choice that isn't even Korean. It's churros.I see many … [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 … [Read more...]

Korea Attractions: Jagalchi Fish Market Walking Tour

Busan is like a former NBA basketball player named Scott Pippen. Do you know who he is? If you're a basketball fan from the 1990s then you will know who I'm referring to, otherwise you probably have … [Read more...]

Is Teaching English in South Korea Worth It Financially?

Teaching English in South Korea has become an increasingly popular endeavor for the mainstream. More than ever before people are finding themselves attracted to the idea of traveling to Korea to teach … [Read more...]

5 Korean Convenience Store Ice Cream Bars

Korean ice cream cones are not hard to find in convenience stores. Convenience stores in Korea are not any different than back home. They are filled with countless items, mostly food, and are on every … [Read more...]

ESL Teachers: Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think

I recently came across an awesome blog post from Thought Catalog by Brianna Wiest called 20 Signs You're Doing Better Than You Think You Are. In my opinion, this post was about fulfillment as much as … [Read more...]

Teach ESL Abroad to Travel Like a Pro

Among the many reasons why teaching ESL abroad rocks is travel. Being in the country you teach in is travel in and of itself. Take for example South Korea, which is where I am.If someone were to … [Read more...]

Korean Judo University (This is Why They WIN!)

You know, it’s a long uphill battle to beat the Koreans in judo. Here’s why. As children, Koreans can enroll in one of the many elementary schools across their country that have designated judo … [Read more...]

What I Miss Most About Korea (and I’m still here!)

I have been living in Korea for exactly four years now. It’s an amazing experience that has helped me to grow as an individual in many ways. Living in another country has forced me to break many of … [Read more...]