Asia, South Korea

The House of Sharing: Seoul, South Korea

When I was living in South Korea I had the opportunity to visit the House of Sharing about an hour's bus ride north of Seoul in Gwanju, Gyeonggi-do. Both a home for surviving "comfort women" of Korea and a museum that focuses on their lives during WWII and the horrific and torturous acts committed against them,… Continue reading The House of Sharing: Seoul, South Korea

Asia, Japan

Tokyo Disneyland

As a former Cast Member and self-proclaimed Disney trivia junkie, visiting all the Disney Parks around the world has been a goal of mine for awhile.  I have already visited both Disneyland, Disney World, and Disneyland Paris. I got my chance to visit Tokyo Disneyland during summer vacation while I was teaching English in Korea. … Continue reading Tokyo Disneyland

Asia, South Korea

‘Camping’ on Muuido Island

Muuido (Moo-edo) Island is a small Island near Incheon, which is where the airport closest to Seoul is located.  We left Cheonan at 8am and it took us about 2 hours to get there.  We made excellent time.  The others in the group were going via bus and they didn't leave until 930 and arrived… Continue reading ‘Camping’ on Muuido Island

Asia, South Korea

How To Teach English in South Korea

If you've looked into teaching English as a foreign language (commonly referred to as TEFL) you might have noticed that not only does every country have different requirements for employment, the pay rates vary drastically.  After the United Arab Emirates, South Korea is the second highest paying country for English teachers. That's due in part… Continue reading How To Teach English in South Korea