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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.

The Ultimate list

The Ultimate Checklist

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. With that in mind, here’s the ultimate checklist to help ensure that you have everything covered… Adventure Teaching Presents the Ultimate Checklist 1. Documents Some important items you […]

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Gift-giving in Korea

Gift-giving in Korea is a strong tradition in Korean culture. If you ever invite Korean friends to your home, you’ll notice that they will always bring you some fruit, dessert, a drink, or sometimes all of the above! Of course, gift giving on special days (holidays, birthdays) is a must. But what about giving a […]

What not to say to expat

What NOT to Say to an Expat

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 […]

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Returning home after being abroad

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 […]