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My Teaching English in Korea eBook is Out Now

Blogging and making videos brought a whole element to my time in Korea that I never expected. Lots of meaningful interaction with people from different corners of the world who are interested in … [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...]

Sending Money Home with Wire Transfers

It's come time for me to finally send money back home.  I've been procrastinating the task for quite some time, but I decided to just get it over with.  Not knowing where to start, I went to the … [Read more...]

How Much Money Should You Bring to Korea?

A common concern for all soon-to-be foreign teachers in South Korea is "how much money should I bring?"  I'm asked this a lot and it really depends on a couple things.How Martha Stewart you … [Read more...]

Medical and Dental Costs are Very Cheap in Korea

Having been in Korea now for about 14 months, I've had to visit the doctor on a few occasions.  Two of them were for minor surgeries.  The first one left me simply amazed at the low cost of medical … [Read more...]

6 Ways I Save Money in Korea

Earlier on in my first year I wrote a blog and made a video about the average teacher's income and expense situation here in South Korea.  I received quite a bit of feedback on both.  Many were … [Read more...]

Income and Expenses of an ESL Teacher in South Korea

Before I came to Korea, I always wondered what the real financial situation would be like.  I heard varying stories, but by and large I always heard that people could live cheaply and save some … [Read more...]

Teaching English in South Korea – what is it REALLY like?

I am closing in on my one year mark teaching English in South Korea.  It's mid June (2012) now, and the contract year will end in August (2012).  While I've been here, I've tried to capture many of … [Read more...]