Tag: guest writers

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 http://travelsuras.com/

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.

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.

Is It Safe To Teach Abroad As A Single Woman?

Teaching abroad is a daunting and scary undertaking for anyone. But being a woman traveling alone can make you feel especially vulnerable. I certainly had my own fears and reservations before I moved overseas. A foreign country felt like a whole world of unknown.

7 Experiences Every Expat Has In South Korea

Being an expat in Korea you get is wonderful and completely full of fun and interesting experiences. Some of these experiences are more common than others and you can expect to have them at least once during your stay. Here are my 7 experiences every expat in South Korea has.

5 Things America Can Learn From Korea

After my time in Korea ended, I began to miss certain aspects of daily life in the land of morning calm. While there’s no such thing as a perfect culture or country, I do believe that there are aspects of each country that come as close to perfect as a society could possibly get.
My favorite things about Korea were non-existent in my own country. These 5 are things I think America should pick up from Korea!

5 Pet Peeves Every Expat In Korea Has

If there is anything more true about traveling abroad, it’s that you get to know yourself much better than before you left home. Of course, the whole getting to know yourself part isn’t always going to be about hooking up with sexy Italians and eating gelato á la “Eat, Pray, Love” and other wanderlust filled books. Sometimes the things you find about yourself abroad are terrible, and sometimes they’re just boring – like the pet peeves you’ll find abroad.