Leaving is always hard, but hopefully this guide will help make it easier.
Main School- 4 times a week Every morning from Monday through Friday I got up around 7:30am and set about getting ready for the day. I would eat breakfast, usually cereal and milk, and boil some water. For Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday school began at 8:40am. Since I lived next to my school I [...]
Homesickness hits everyone in different ways. For myself it's shortly after I move somewhere new. A crushing panic usually when I'm alone late at night about whether or not I've picked the right path to be on and why on Earth did I move so far away? The difference in smells and sounds usually keep [...]
An update on the 2020 QR codes has been added to the end of the post. My nearest train station is Gapyeong. Gapyeong is a popular destination throughout the year for various reasons: concerts, pensions, camping, nature, and of course Nami island. I've been to Nami island in almost every season. It's lovely, a bit [...]
I've spent the last four years living in rural south Korea, out in the mountains. When you teach English in South Korea there is a possibility of getting a rural bonus depending on your location, but that doesn't always mean you're actually some place rural. You might still have a Starbucks, movie theater, chain restaurants [...]
As I mentioned in my starting guide there's a variety of schools to teach at in South Korea and a bunch of different types. I've taught at two public schools through GEPIK and am now starting my third. Public school jobs require training of some sort. Usually it's over a weekend or shortly after arriving [...]