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Hiking in Korea – Hwasun National Park

Hiking in Korea – Hwasun National Park

One of the things I did while living in Korea is go on a hike at one of the national parks – Hwasun National Park. It was actually my co-teacher’s idea as his parents often go hiking. They were going to go as a family 

Kpop Concert In Korea (part 1)- How I got tickets

Kpop Concert In Korea (part 1)- How I got tickets

When I was living in Korea, one of the things I was able to do was attend a Kpop concert! GOT7 is a group that I am familiar with and I have actually been to one of their concerts before. It was back in Summer 

Good Things About Living In Rural Korea

Good Things About Living In Rural Korea

So I know that my blog might come off to some people like living in rural South Korea is horrible. I’m here today to tell you that it’s not. While it was a difficult experience for me, there were still some great things about living 

Forever, for always

Forever, for always

It’s getting close to the anniversary of that day again and I find my mind increasingly turning to you.I know we’ve never met, and I know we never will. But I think about you sometimes and I wonder that if we had, would you still 

My Tips For Living In A New Country

My Tips For Living In A New Country

Hello everyone. This post has been on my mind for a while and I am finally taking the time to write it out. I have made it no secret that while I was living in Korea, I did not like where I lived. Even though 

My EPIK application timeline

My EPIK application timeline

Hello everyone. After getting a question a few days ago, I thought it might be helpful to make a blog post about my entire EPIK application timeline. I didn’t create one initially because I actually didn’t think anyone was reading this blog besides a few 

Setting Goals

Setting Goals

After returning home to the United States, one of the first things I did was clean out my room and closet. I got rid of so many things that I didn’t want and didn’t need. I still have a little more to go, but I 

Back in the USA!

Back in the USA!

Hello all who read this blog! My year teaching abroad has finished and I am now back in the USA. I never thought I would say I’m happy to be back here but I am lol. I seriously thought that I would leave to teach 

Fun Group Project Ideas

Fun Group Project Ideas

Hello! So I am back with another post to share some classroom activities that have gone well for me and my classes. As a reminder I work at a high school but I am certain that these games and projects will work for middle school 

Funny Language Barrier Mishaps

Funny Language Barrier Mishaps

Story #1 So I have a couple of stories to tell. As a brief recap for anyone reading this that does not know, I am a high school English teacher in South Korea. I do not speak Korean. My students do not speak English. Now