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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.

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The Ultimate Packing List

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 [...]

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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 is [...]

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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 won per person. Here’s an M/V music video, shot at [...]

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Useful Websites in Korea

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 [...]