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35 Things To Do & Eat in Seoul, South Korea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqssttKEYHM Seoul, Korea is now one of the top 10 most visited cities in the world. And for good reason. Korea is a nation that has risen from a … [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...]

22 Things To Do in Tokyo, Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62MyzIA8Jh8I came up with 3 Ps to describe Japan – more specifically, Tokyo. And they are “precise, pristine, and polite”. As a young, fanatical judo guy back … [Read more...]

The Cambodia Vacation Blog: There Are Many Like It, But This One Is Mine

I was reminded this winter vacation why teaching abroad is such a cool, and great thing. Very few jobs or "careers" permit the time or prompt one to travel to another country on their vacation. It's … [Read more...]

English Camp in Korea IS Vacation (so I’m told)

It's that time of the semester.English camp time.The 2 weeks following the end of both the spring and fall semesters is English Camp. It's also when all the teachers in the school begin their … [Read more...]

12 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

One of the great benefits of teaching abroad is the ability to travel more. Not only is there more free time, but you are also closer to countries that you would otherwise never get a chance to visit … [Read more...]

Attending the 2013 IJF Judo Grand Prix in Jeju, South Korea

Jeju is one of South Korea's prized possessions. The volcanic island is home to many UNESCO heritage sites and is aptly called the "Hawaii of Korea". Being less than an hour flight from Gimhae … [Read more...]

How I Got Scammed in Bangkok, but Came Out Winning

We have all read stories about getting scammed in foreign countries while on vacation. We're also given all the precautions to save us from the embarrassment and loss of a scam. Then, we prepare … [Read more...]

The Bangkok Experience Part 1: Erawan Museum and Muay Thai Fight Night

Is this touristy?  Well, yes it is!Going to Bangkok, Thailand for vacation showed me a couple things.  First, I really want to travel more.  Second, I really need to travel more.I suppose … [Read more...]

The Noob Traveler Packing for Bangkok

I finally decided to take the plunge and go to South East Asia for vacation.Destination:  BangkokIt's the second half of Summer break and the plan is for Bangkok.  To see the many different … [Read more...]