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VIDEO: My Korean Apartment Tour |Teach in Korea EPIK

So this is a late entry by far. I’ve written a post on my apartment but for a while, I’ve held onto old footage of the day I arrived at my apartment in Daegu. The footage nagged at me throughout the years. In some ways, it even haunted.

May 23, 2014 4
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Teaching in Korea: EPIK vs a hagwon, which is better?

Watch more videos on Teaching in Korea here . Teaching overseas takes courage. It’s not easy to take a blind leap to teach in a country you know little about, without out knowing factors of how or where you’ll live or what the work environment will be like.  With any country and no matter how […]

April 21, 2014 21
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How to Teach English in Korea & Mock Teaching Interviews

Video: How to Teach English in Korea & Mock Teaching Interviews Yes, I’m considering job searches in Asia again and recently shared some of my process on Facebook. So I thought I’d follow up with a post on How to Teach English in Korea & Mock Teaching Interviews.  The two kind of work

November 13, 2013 4
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How to write Hangul on your Mac/ iPhone

When you’re living in Korea, you’re always trying to get the gist of the culture. Thus, there are times you’ll want to write in the country language for your Facebook status,  to impress your Asian friends or maybe, you just want take your language studies to another level. Unfortunately, I don’t have a Korean or […]

March 22, 2013 0
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Why I won’t hang up my travel shoes.

A few months at most… I’ll go back home just long enough to find another job to get me back to Korea.” That’s what I told myself. Returning to the U.S. was the furthest thing from my plan.

My Hindu astrologer in Dharamsala quoted a year. I had difficulty believing him. A year later,… the stars were right.

December 22, 2012 23
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How to mail things home from Korea

So when the Korean computer repair shop couldn’t revive my Mac Airbook this past month, I didn’t know what to do with it. But now that it was deemed waste, I didn’t feel like packing dead weight onward to other countries. Maybe it was time to do what I do, whenever my traveling gets weighed down with too many souvenirs? Time to mail it home.

December 20, 2012 37
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Is Online Banking Easy for Expats in Korea?

If there’s one feeling a foreigner dreads, is that their money might get accidentally locked in Korea, while they’re thousands of miles away; and this is not a distant possibility. Your last salary pay and security pension is usually deposited into your account a month or so, ‘after’ you leave the country!

July 30, 2012 29
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How to Survive University Job Interviews in Korea

The majority foreigners working in Korea teach English. As a foreigner, getting a job offer to teach a specialty aside from English is unlikely. Not impossible. It’s just not a job that you’ll find commonly posted for a foreigner.

February 6, 2012 33
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Life in Korea | Inside my apartment in Korea

So after having whimpered early off about my introduction to my apartment and Daegu, I’ve been reluctant to show you my free English teacher’s apartment….

March 4, 2011 11
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