Yeah they’ve got McDonald’s, but a feast at Lotteria is where it’s at. It’s pretty much the same, but they’ve got shit like the squid burger, shrimp burger, and Hanwoo half steak half fried fish sub.
Mt. Mudeung, one of the biggest mountains in the Jeolla province, is just under 1200 meters to the tallest peak, Cheonwang-bong (King of Heaven Peak). The two smaller peaks are Jiwang-bong (King of Earth Peak) and Inwang-bong (King of Men Peak). Progress has been deemed more important than timeless natural Continue Reading
Middle schoolers; if the sign said ‘pull’ they would push. They are (without comparison) the most difficult group of kids for me to teach. Coming from a full day of school prior to arrival in my classroom, their behavior is most indignant; always interrupting the lessons with baiting questions or Continue Reading
“Oh yeah, you can get by on a couple hundred dollars until your first paycheck. Korea’s cost of living is much lower than America’s,” said my recruiter. Maybe if you turned into a hermit and ate nothing but rice cakes, that would be true. Bring at least $800 for the Continue Reading
No idea of the name, it was located in a basement near Chosun University, and filled with college students. The walls, suffering from years of Sharpie vandalism, looked more like a 3rd floor bathroom stall than a reputable establishment. “Call xxx-xxxx-xxxx for happy time”. I’ve always said, you can’t go Continue Reading
Wow, that was quick. Only eleven more to go. Counting the days already, you say? Who wouldn’t after having gone through a terrible September of transitions and training. But at least now the really difficult part is over. This is for for anyone considering teaching English abroad. Be aware that Continue Reading
Getting there from Gwangju: Bus to Mokpo – 50 minutes, 3000 WON Taxi to Mokpo Passenger Ferry Terminal: 5000 WON. There are two terminals in Mokpo, but both have ferries to Jeju. Ferry from Mokpo to Jeju City: 4.5 hours, 37000 WON. Next time we’ll buy the cheaper seats and Continue Reading