Year: 2014

10 Signs Your Partner Was An Expat In South Korea (Part 1)

Friends of travelers know this truth more than anyone else: traveling changes a person. If you’ve met someone after they’ve spent time abroad, chances are you met a much different person than had you met them before they boarded the plane to live in Korea.

Blog Carnival: Grammar And Spelling Mistakes

I was asked this month to write about the common grammar mistakes of my students, however I haven’t been a teacher for some time so I thought I would flip the mirror around on us adults. Below is a photo essay covering some funny and common spelling mistakes that adults have made. If we as adults cant get it right, then how do we expect our students to?

Interview With Eliza Pennell: An American Teacher In Taipei

This week we have decided to interview Eliza Pennell, a teacher fresh into ESL. She is a young and fun teacher who finished college in the states and decided to begin her teaching adventure in Taipei, Taiwan. Read on to discover what her experience has been like to date.

8 Mistakes New Expats Make In South Korea (Part 1)

Back in August, precisely 17 days before my departure to become an EPIK teacher in South Korea. I was blinded by images of green tea fields, rice cakes and kimchi. I would read a new expat blog every day (or every hour, if I had the time!). I was ready; or so I thought… This article was written by Neysha Bauer, you can find more of her articles on her blog

5 Peaceful Places In Singapore

Singapore is a bustling city where sometimes the pace never slows down. While there are many sources of amusement here, there are also great places to relax. Read on for some of my favorite places.

An Open Letter To New Bloggers In Korea: Don’t Put Down Your Pen

Congratulations on putting yourself out there and beginning your new project! I’m sure the emotions whirling inside of you are almost too strong to contain. I, myself, know the feeling which comes with starting a new blog to document your adventures in a new place. My first blog ever was actually started in South Korea, and I also went through all the mix of emotions. Excitement, inspiration, motivation, and (unfortunately) fear.

Interview With Shanick Augustin: An American Teacher In China

Introducing the latest Reach To Teach teacher who took the time to answer some questions from us. Shanick made the move from teaching in the USA to teaching English to children in Shanghai. Read on to find out about her time teaching in China, where she has explored and her views on the best and not so best parts of Shanghai.

6 Strange Places In South Korea

If you’re a person who enjoys escaping the mundane and ordinary tourist attractions, then this is definitely the list for you. Far from usual, these places located throughout South Korea have made headlines for being strange and unique.