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.
It’s crunch time, and you’re preparing to actually GO ABROAD! It probably feels like everything is happening way too fast… and truth be told, it probably is. Here’s the ultimate checklist, to help ensure that you have everything covered: 1. Documents Some important items you don’t want to forget: Passport (duh) Copies of your passport [...]
I’ve been gone for a while, and I know you don’t fully understand the ways that I’ve changed. So, to every expat-friend-and-family-member-ever: Here’s what not to say to an expat. Before moving abroad 1. You’re going to Korea? No way! My cousin’s friend’s uncle’s niece is also teaching there. What a small world. Yes, everyone knows someone [...]
Reverse culture shock, according to Investopia: “The shock suffered by some people when they return home after a number of years overseas. This can result in unexpected difficulty in readjusting to the culture and values of the home country, now that the previously familiar has become unfamiliar.” You just returned from a place that is [...]
What I knew of the world changed during my first few days, weeks, and months in Korea. I did my research, but there were a few things that I missed. This is what I wish I knew before arriving in Korea: 1. Clothing Saying that Korea “gets hot” in the summer is like saying that [...]
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 [...]
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 won per person. Here’s an M/V music video, shot at [...]
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 [...]