Tag: teaching in south korea

What You DON’T Need to Pack For a Year in Korea

Cue almost two years ago, Laura at the Ottawa airport with an exploding 40L carry-on backpack and TWO massive overweight suitcases, ready for a year abroad (or what looked like a lifetime abroad, given the amount of stuff). Thankfully, the kind Air Canada staff member only made me pay...

Things That Start to Happen During Your Second Year in Korea

1. It is very clear you are no longer “new” Once new batches of teachers start to come in to town, in awe of everything around them, almost in a “Korea daze”; it is then you realize how far you’ve come. Sometimes you forget what made this place so...

6 Things I’ve Learned My First Year in Korea

Cheers to one year in the land of kimchi! Happy Anniversary, Korea. I’ve learned a lot from you, and not just how to use a selfie stick. Let’s take a deep dive into this arbitraty list of six things I have learned from you (so far)....