Today Was A Great Day

As soon as I opened my curtain this morning, I knew it was going to be a great day. Mokpo's first big snowfall. Honestly, you would think I have never seen snow before, based on how ecstatic I was and how many pictures I took. I'm surprised I didn't miss my bus! It was such... Continue Reading →

Living Abroad: Celebrate the Small Victories

It's funny how living in a foreign country can change your perspective on your accomplishments. Back home, buying groceries or successfully taking a cab back to your house is a mundane task that probably deserves zero recognition. However when you are immersed in a new culture, these small tasks become huge accomplishments. Simply put: living... Continue Reading →

First Weekend In My New City

My first weekend here in this new city I call home was spent exploring. On Saturday, my lovely co-teacher took me for a hike at Yudalsan Mountain, about a 5 minute drive from my apartment. It's not the biggest mountain, but you definitely work up a sweat! Once you make it to the top, you... Continue Reading →

Oh right- I’m here to teach!

Orientation kind of felt like summer camp- the excitement of being in a new place, meeting new people- who became immediate friends, and having a day scheduled with new activities. (The fact that we also ate all three meals daily together and slept in the same hotel really added to this.) They kept us so... Continue Reading →

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