South Korea is unarguably one of THE best places to teach English. Along with a good salary, Korea also offers some awesome benefits. For example: free housing, contract completion bonus, healthcare, pension benefits and airfare reimbursement. A lot of recent college graduates are also attracted to Korea because unlike other countries Korea takes first-time teachers.
We were all warned before we came to Korea about the kinds of questions and comments we would get from our Korean students. More than, “teacher, how to spell blah-blah?”, more than any sort of educational questions, I get inquiries and comments about my personal life and appearance, with appearance taking the definite lead. Whereas,
One of the things foreigners are bombarded with when preparing to make the move to Korea – even more than the bombarding nature of apostilles and background checks – is information on how to behave properly in their new work environments. The information – via blogs, courses, and even recruiters – is multitudinous and intimidating:
When a country boasts lovely traditional clothing, I think it’s only natural to catch the attention of the foreign eye and invoke curiosity. The 한복 (hanbok) is certainly no exception. For many tourists, the ideal Korean experience would include the chance to roam the grounds of an ancient korean palace dressed in a colorful traditional hanbok. Luckily, this experience