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.
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 [...]
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? Sadly, you won’t get an address before you arrive. You also won’t see pictures or get a list of what will be waiting for you – unless you’re in touch [...]
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 – it’s worth a day [...]
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 [...]
Abandoned Amusement Park Mangu: Yongma land Some of our Teachers came across this Abandoned Amusement park on the Eastern outskirts of Seoul. Apparently this amusement park is scheduled to be torn down, so it could be out of existence any day now… The nearest Subway stop: Mangu Subway Rides Have you stumbled across any [...]
Learn to read Korean Did you know that you could learn how to read in a short time? This picture has been created by Ryan Estrada – It’s famous for being a good way to learn to read Korean, in just 15 minutes… (Took some of us closer to an hour), but imagine spending 1 hour – and being [...]
Ski resorts in Korea Korea has plenty of ski resorts to quench the thirst–at least temporarily–of those who love winter sports. Skiing in Korea is the perfect un-intimidating environment to “get your ski on.” The first snow already hit Korea, so it’s time to take out the ski gear and to get ready for Winter! [...]