Korea

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Teach Abroad

One of the best decisions I have ever made was moving to South Korea to teach English abroad. There are hundreds of reasons why it had a huge impact on my life for the better, but I’ve chosen just 10 here to try to convince you to make the leap yourself! 1. The window of

Korean medicine cocktail

The Cycles of Sickness in Korea

I have a cold for about the 6th time since arriving in Korea. I don’t think I’ve had a cold 6 time in the past 6 years previous to coming here. For some reason or another, I’m always sick here.   There are probably a lot of reasons for this, not the least of which

Starbucks in Korea

4 Reasons Why Starbucks Just Isn’t the Same in Korea

Even in my most poor and destitute college semesters when I couldn’t even afford laundry detergent, I found a way to afford a regular fix of Starbucks. I know. It seems crazy, but before I committed to coming to Korea, there was one question to which I had to know that answer, and that was,

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Anseong Goome Agricultural Town

  Every fall and every spring, my program, Korea Nazarene University, takes all the public school teachers on a “culture trip.” Usually they are to someplace like a Korean folk village, an outdoor museum, sometimes with actors, that depict traditional Korean life. Last weekend, I went on my third culture trip, and we went to