This is Why Koreans Are THINNER Than Americans

You're probably wondering whether or not you want to travel to a country like Korea to teach English. If you do decide, you're probably going to wonder about things like bills, transportation, how to … [Read more...]

Should Expat English Teachers Be Afraid of the North Korea and China Situation?

North and South Korea are technically still at war and of course we all know the supporting allies for each country are China and the United States, respectively. There are various opinions on the … [Read more...]

3 Female Teachers Talk About Dating, Racism, and Safety in Korea

One thing I've learned through blogging and vlogging over the past two years is that there are a lot of questions about life as an expat teaching English in Korea. They are all different and they … [Read more...]

The Baby Box – Disabled Orphan Drop Off in South Korea

It's not all exotic food, beautiful temples, and glitzy K-Pop in the ROK. South Korea is no different than any other nation in the world in this way. It's made up of people. The broad spectrum of … [Read more...]

4 Things in Korea I Will Never Get Used To

I've officially entered my third year teaching in South Korea.  I'm settled into my new apartment and have already started teaching at my new elementary school.  It's a challenging and exciting time. … [Read more...]

Korean Judo Excellence Begins in School

For the judo lovers out there, you know about South Korea.  Names like Jeon Ki-Young (전기영), Lee Won-Hee (이원희), Wang Ki-Chun (왕기춘), and Kim Jae-Bum (김재범) resound in the judo world as defining … [Read more...]

Why Korean Men and Women Marry Foreigners (Matchmaking Poll)

I'm not big on talking about the whole dating and marriage thing, but when I came across this article I figured I wouldn't be the only one who was intrigued.  The Chosen Ilbo recently reported a poll … [Read more...]

The Magnificent Local Markets of South Korea

You may have heard about the indoor/outdoor markets in South Korea.  They are wonderlands for the investigative type.  If you like snooping around local shops to see what the natives are buying, then … [Read more...]

The Amazing Miniature Shoe Repair Shops of Korea

Mini Cobbler Shop in Korea Certain things just don't get old in Korea.  When I first arrived in Korea in August of 2011, I remember walking around the streets of Jeon-Ju during orientation … [Read more...]

No Panties Allowed in Judo Class in Korea!

I'm rapidly approaching the two year mark here in South Korea.  One of the most memorable things, BY FAR, has been my involvement at my local judo (yudo 유도) school.  My master instructor is this … [Read more...]