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A Single’s Guide to Surviving Valentine’s Day in South Korea

We all know Valentine’s Day to be a beautiful day drenched in roses, wine, chocolates, and fairy tale-like romance…unless you’re single. Singletons around the globe dread the creeping date of February 14th no matter in which country they reside. For those currently unattached and living in Korea, the sobering awareness of a single’s relationship status in February tends to be amplified more so than in any western countries because of Korea’s “couple culture”.

5 Amazing Valentine’s Date Ideas for Couples in South Korea

Foreign men in South Korea, rejoice because this article is for your benefit. If you’re a newbie to the land of the morning calm, then there are a few things you should learn about Valentine’s Day in South Korea. Women, you might not find the holiday of love as appealing in South Korea as you do in your western countries. The reason being, Valentine’s Day is a holiday for MEN. You read that correctly.

10 Productive Things To Do During Desk Warming Season: Part 1

In desk warming season it would be easy to just watch an endless marathon of movies and Youtube videos. In fact, this is what most teachers tend to prefer doing. Instead of letting my brain mush out for weeks on New Girl reruns and Facebook stalking, I prefer to stay busy and keep my mind occupied during this extra free time. I’m going to share with you 10 things I like to do during desk warming season to help keep me busy, active, and happy.

Blog Carnival: An Open Love Letter To My Home Country, England.

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers around the globe. The host for this month is ‘Internationally In Debt’ here you can find other similar articles. I’ll be posting a new ESL related article to this blog on the 5th of every month. Check back for more articles, and if you’d like to contribute to next month’s Blog Carnival, please get in touch with me at dean@reachtoteachrecruiting.com, and I’ll let you know how you can start participating!

The Pros And Cons Of Living In A Small City In South Korea (Part 2)

Last week, I shared with you 5 cons for living in a small city in South Korea. Let’s pick up the pace and end on a much cheerier note, shall we?
Here are the top 5 Pros to convince you to pick a spot on your map, pack up your bags, and move to that small city in Korea.

Peaceful Places in Asia

Asia is a big place. With lots of people. A staggering variety of culture. A massive amount going on. Big money. Heartbreaking poverty. It’s a bit overwhelming, honestly. Where does one to go to getaway, to breathe deeply, to seek peace where it may be found? Here are five peaceful places in Asia, just waiting to be discovered.

Ward Off The Winter Blues: 10 Fun Things To Do In South Korea (Part 2)

Last week, I shared with you 5 fun things to do in South Korea to help ward off the winter blues. I have more fun things to share with you this week. Don’t forget to share any other remedies you might have with me in a comment below!

Ward Off The Winter Blues: 10 Fun Things To Do In Korea (Part 1)

Winter in South Korea is so much fun…for about a week. After the initial joy of the cozy season begins to wear off, you really start to resent the bitter wind, harassing snowflakes, and slippery streets that plague Korea. After spending endless hours watching Christmas movie marathons while snacking on seasonal treats, you’ll begin to have nightmares of a villainous Santa Claus who wields sharpened candy cane swords.