Getting LASIK surgery in Korea

To no surprise, South Korea’s “Plastic Surgery Craze” has become one very big reason people travel to Korea. Medical tourism is one thing I’d recently learned about having lived here and actually read it on tourism posters. Seoul and Busan’s subways are filled with posters and advertisements for leading plastic surgeons in the area. These…

Seoul and U.S. Servicemen behaviour

Seoul, the Capital and the most famous city in Korea. Known for it’s nightlife and rich culture, there’s almost something for everyone here. Whether it’s a large Museum or a lively Latin night club there’s always something to do. One of the best things about Seoul, in my opinion, is the many events and festivals that always…

Becoming an ESL teacher

I don’t know how many weeks I spent researching blogs of teachers in Korea. I found a lot of peace of mind in reading about their every day lives and how much they enjoyed teaching here. I also read a lot of terrifying blog posts about the “blacklist” and horror stories some schools put their…

Welcome to my world

How did I end up teaching English in Korea? This is a question many people have asked me for the past 2 years. Up until last week I didn’t have an answer for them other than “I needed money and wanted to check out Asia”, that is, until I heard the phrase “Teacher Tourism”. From what I can…