Doing Business North Korea by WikiLeaks Another formally confidential cable from a US State Department communicae which originated from the US Embassy in Seoul on May 23, 2007. Who knew that Kim Jong-il’s second son was such a fan of Eric Clapton? There may be hope for this despotic regime Continue Reading
Mass evacuation drills were conducted in the capital city of Seoul, South Korea yesterday in preparation for another possible attack coming from their pain in the ass neighbors to the North. While many South Koreans and foreigners living in Korea alike have gotten used to the sound of war drums Continue Reading
Special Envoy Discusses North Korea by WikiLeaks A January 11, 2010 meeting between Special Envoy Robert King and Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan as described in a confidential cable communication from the US Embassy in Seoul to the Secretary of State in Washington, DC. C O N F I D E Continue Reading
Eating Raw Octopus from glassw4re on Vimeo. A sahn nak jee salad for dinner. The tentacles marinate themselves!
Seorak National Park from glassw4re on Vimeo. A short collection of seamlessly hand-blended videos from Seorak last December. It was a 6-hour bus ride from Gwangju to Sokcho, a Northern port city , and we must have gone through 100 tunnels to get there.
Songgwangsa: Spacious Pine Temple in Jeolla Province from glassw4re on Vimeo. Twenty kilometers to the west of Suncheon is one of Korea’s three most important temples of Zen Buddhism. Tucked away in the peninsula’s Southeast corner, surrounded by forests of bamboo and the low rolling hills of Jogye-San Provincial Park, Continue Reading
Lantern Festival in Seoul 2009 from glassw4re on Vimeo. Minute and 30 second video of a lantern festival along the Cheonggyecheon Stream in center city Seoul, South Korea. Sponsored by the Korean Tourism Association in November of 2009 as part of a promotion for “Visit Korea Year.”
Hell up in Hagwon from glassw4re on Vimeo. Hell up in the Hagwon! A video of Halloween day in the kindergarten classrooms of South Korea. Shot this on my 6 year old point and shoot, so the video quality is pretty crappy at times, but you’ll get the idea.
By now you probably already know what the acronym stands for, but since trying to increase the search rankings of this website, I’m going to spell it out anyways: Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TEFL’ers are those certified and Internationally recognized as being qualified to teach students whose primary Continue Reading