Stuck in Typhoon Sanba in Korea

Today we got hit by Typhoon Sanba.  Being from Florida, I'd have to say that it was more of a tropical storm than an all out typhoon.  Nonetheless, the winds were pretty gnarly and I think my beloved … [Read more...]

1 Year in Korea: Highlights and Bloopers

1 year came and went.  With all the video I took, I knew I had some "special" moments.  Here is a brief highlight reel...   … [Read more...]

Sporting a Free Scooter

Ever since I arrived in Korea I wanted to get a scooter.  Just to get around for shopping and to get back and forth to school.  I think all schools in Korea are build up on a steep hill.  I don't know … [Read more...]

Reflecting on My First Year in Korea

What's it all about? This past Friday (7/20/12) was the last day of the Spring semester.  Also the last class of my first year's contract.  It amazes me how quickly this year has gone by. … [Read more...]

My Issues with Fast Food Joints in Korea

Fast food.  We all know it's bad.  We all know it's not really food!!  However, I'm no different than millions and billions of other people around the world and I LOVE to get fast food on occasion.  I … [Read more...]

Using ESL Internet Forums

Online forums are definitely a great way to get useful information about teaching English abroad from people who have been through it already.  There are many great ones out there like Dave's ESL … [Read more...]

Teach English in Korea…When Should I Do It?

On a few occasions I've been asked when I thought the best time was to come to Korea to teach English.  As I'm older than the vast majority of foreign ESL teachers here in Korea, I have a slightly … [Read more...]

Exam Week Means Easy-ish Week

This week has been exams week for the students.  Just like last semester, the exams week means two things.  Exausting first half of the week.  Cake the second half. The first half od the week is … [Read more...]