Go Here, I say! · Korea · Seoul · Shopping · Teaching

Long time no post…

It’s been a while since my last post and I have a lot to report. I finally quit my job!   He chocked it up to cultural differences, whatever the case I don’t have to work anymore.  Now I have to stop spending money to make up for the lack of a second income. Next order… Continue reading Long time no post…

Cultural Musings · Food · Korea · Teaching

A lion, a tiger, a pen, oh my!

I played a game with my students today that I found on Dave’s ESL Cafe.  The website has a wealth of information, and among other things, I like the extensive list of ESL games.  I brought in 10 brown paper lunch bags each filled with a simple item (golf ball, toothpaste, pen, coin, candy, battery,… Continue reading A lion, a tiger, a pen, oh my!

Food · Korea · Teaching

Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like piping hot Mandu!

There’s no way to sugar coat this, my school sucks. I have taken the name of the school out of my posts to protect the innocent but there’s no tap dancing around the subject. Everyday, it’s something else. I haven’t even been at my school for one full month but pretty much all the Hagwon… Continue reading Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like piping hot Mandu!

Cultural Musings · Korea · Teaching

American City Village

It has been an interesting first week at school. Can you tell what we were learning about this week? That’s right kids, mug shots! Last week’s field trip to Everland, the Korean equivalent to Disney World, was cancelled due to the fact that nobody wanted to walk around an amusement park in 10 degree weather.… Continue reading American City Village