Welcome to the Adventure Teaching Blog!
We’re always posting info about events, things to do, places to eat and visit, pictures, tips and tricks, and cultural information for adventurers who teach English abroad in South Korea or China.
What I wish I knew before coming to Korea What I knew of the world, changed as I got in Korea. How is it that everything I know, is same-same, but different? This is what I wish I knew before coming to Korea! 1. Clothing It gets very hot in the summer. It gets very cold [...]
Last year, Alexa Hart from Atlas Sliced released a great YouTube video highlighting six awesome Korea expat video channels. Together they give a great insight into the many amazing (and at times, very strange) aspects of life in Korea! Check out her video and once you are done, be sure to visit the video channels that [...]
Check out these 6 amazingly weird places in Korea Yes, we know about all the must-do’s in Korea.. But how about the weird, the different, the unusual places in Korea…? 1. Yongma-land abandoned amusement park Yongma-land closed down a while ago, and is situated near Mangu Station. Mr. Youn, the owner, charges an access fee of 5,000 [...]
You’ve waited weeks for this moment, perhaps even months. You have landed at Incheon Airport, and you’ve been told how to get out of the airport (take a bus into Seoul, look for someone holding your name when you come out of baggage claim, etc). But you probably have no idea what comes next, right? [...]
Are you new to Korea? Have you been here for a few years? Either way, we’ve found these useful websites in Korea to be super helpful in planning nights out, weekends away, or exotic trips out of the country. We hope this list will assist you as you create memories overseas! Social Movie showtimes in [...]
Accommodation in Korea A free apartment?! Say what?? You’re coming to Korea soon and you want to know where you are going to stay for the next year, right? Wouldn’t you want to know more about your accommodation in Korea? Sadly, you won’t get an address before you arrive. You also won’t see pictures or get a list [...]
China Town in Incheon Located just west of Seoul, Incheon is the 3rd largest city in Korea with a population of 3 million people. Nestled right next to Incheon Station is the bustling, historic, lively center of China Town. It was founded in 1883, right around the time that Incheon Port opened. Trust us – [...]
Living Costs in South Korea So you’re coming to Korea, and you’ll be earning around 2.0 – 2.1m KRW (average starting salary for a 1st year teacher). You’re probably wondering what your living costs in South Korea will look like, right? How much can you save? How much can you send home to pay off [...]