Surviving Korean Drinking Culture
Ever heard about the legendary drinking culture in South Korea? Here's one girl's guide to making the most out of Korea's favorite past time. I spent two wonderful years living and working abroad in Seoul, South Korea. When I arrived, I was surprised to learn how influential the drinking culture was. It was then I [...]
Business Travel in Seoul
Whatever the reason, getting to travel with most expenses paid is a luxury. But business travel can be a grind. You find yourself moving from meeting to meeting and working in between. But finding a few gaps in your busy schedule to experience the city you're visiting can be well worth it--especially when that city [...]
Teaching English in Korea is often seen as an easy job, but in recent years the industry has become more professional and employers more demanding; read on to learn about the culture of English education in Korea, and how it will affect you. Sarah is a Portland, Oregon native who crossed the Pacific for the [...]
Are you looking for a university job in Korea? Josh Sokolow gets the how-to from Profs Abroad founder Peter DeMarco. An avid traveler and ex-English teacher in South Korea, Josh was thrilled to get to sit down with founder Peter DeMarco to talk about the ins and outs of the university teaching industry in [...]
If you're looking for ESL lesson plans, materials, and time killers for your next class or camp, we've compiled a list of all the best places to get what you need. For the last year and a half, Amanda has been teaching and entertaining students at a public high school in Gyeonggi-do. In her short [...]

In this week’s post, I interviewed Bak Hyeonseon, or as she prefers to be called, Sunny Park. An elementary school teacher and Korean native, Sunny is here to give us a Korean perspective on coteaching and the NSET-coteacher relationship. Anthony taught with Sunny for six months and thinks she’s just swell. When not editing his […]

Teaching English in Korea is an experience unlike any other. If you’re planning on teaching in Korea, then here are four things you need to understand about Korean public schools. Anthony has taught in three different Korean public schools over three years. They were all the same – in that they were all different. Here […]

Korea can be a hard place to move to if you don’t know what to expect. Read on to arm yourself against the common obstacles and make the start of your Korean adventure buttery-smooth. A three-year veteran in the war against Korean monoglottery, Anthony has been through this process twice and is here to tell […]

In this, the first of a series of interviews with expats, teachers, and other vagabonds living in Korea, I interview Amanda Segal, an expat teaching in Yeoju. Here, Amanda shares some of her experiences adapting to life in a small town in Korea. Originally from Cape Town, Anthony has lived in Korea for three years. […]

If you’re planning on moving to South Korea to study, live or work, here are four of the main cultural differences you should be aware of. Read on to find out what to expect, and how you can prepare for the culture shock. Anthony Weineck, a three-year veteran in Korea, shares all the weird and […]