What I’m Currently Reading

Last year I didn’t do much reading once I’d moved to Korea. I was overwhelmed with the move, settling in and wanted to travel when I could. Plus, with a full time job that I had never done before, I spent a lot of time preparing lessons because I was unsure how it would go…

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Solo Trip to Jinju Lantern Festival

Every October for about two weeks, Jinju hosts its’ annual lantern festival. There are many lantern festivals throughout Korea in different cities, but I believe Jinju is the most famous one. I decided to take a solo trip out there to experience it. Based on the videos and pictures I had seen when looking up…

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Boseong Green Tea Fields in Autumn

This past weekend, I was able to go to the Green Tea Fields in Boseong with a friend. I was actually a bit nervous since it’s been getting colder and my co-teacher said it gets really cold in Boseong. We met at Sasang Bus Terminal at around 8:30AM. I found a blog a few days…

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4 Things I’ve Learned After 5 Months as a Middle School EFL Teacher

The week before last, summer vacation started and I officially made it through one semester of teaching middle school in South Korea. I’m still in shock that time has gone by so quickly. When I first heard I would be teaching at (two) middle schools, I was terrified. Everyone says they’re the worst grades to…

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24 Hours in Jeonju

At the end of May, the annual Jeonju Cultural Heritage Night Tour (전주 문화재야행) was happening and I wanted to check it out. So, I asked some friends if they were willing to go, which they were (yay!), and it was set. Taking the Express Bus from Nopo Bus Terminal in Busan to Jeonju Express…

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The Eats: Moru Restaurant and Gourmet Cafe

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Jeonpo Cafe Street with a few friends. We were looking for somewhere to eat before we found a cafe to spend the rest of the night.

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One Month Later

Yes, yes, a whole month and I’m back to my blog. I’ve been trying to figure out what to write. I kind of wrote something about my first few days in Busan, but it got so long because so much happened and then I forgot to keep writing, because even more was happening and it…

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How Much Does It Cost to Apply for EPIK?

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to anyone who stumbles upon this post! In a few days, I will be on a plane to South Korea to start my life as an English Teacher. You might have already read my nerve filled post. I sent in my application around the second week of August…

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I’m Leaving for South Korea in 3 Days and I’m Not Sure I’m Completely Prepared

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to anyone who stumbles upon this blog post! As the title suggests I will be leaving for South Korea in three days, February 17th, to be an English teacher for a year (maybe more) with the EPIK program. Yes, the title is long and kind of dramatic and…

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