Being adaptable in Korea is essential. When I first moved here, I was really nervous about making new friends. I lived in the smallest state in America, Rhode Island. Moving halfway across the world with just my husband was not only adventurous but nerve racking at the same time.
Support for ESL teachers thinking of going away to teach English in a new country is vital to helping a person make that big step into this grand new adventure. So who was there to help me? and how can I do my bit to help others?
Traveling to Jeju is something everybody should do if they ever find themselves traveling and working in Korea. There are many beautiful and wonderful places in Korea to visit, but Jeju comes out on top for me.
Sun Moon Lake is a must visit landmark in Taiwan that pulls in many visitors every year. The location is easy to access from Taipei and navigating your way round is made simple. Our Taiwan travel writer Vadim brings you the second part of his journey below.
Convenience in China is not always easy to come by and going abroad can be fairly stressful when thinking about things you are used to and how you are going to live without them once you move.
Sun Moon Lake is easily accessible from Taipei, despite people saying that it just isn’t feasible. People will tell you that it will be too rushed, you will be too tired, and it just won’t be worth it. Well, if you’re willing to spend a little bit more money and wake up early, it’s completely possible.
Shopping in Korea is a huge deal and goes far beyond the level of shopping done back home in the states. South Korea is a country with centuries of history, elaborate Buddhist temples, vast mountain ranges, and possibly the most logical phonetic alphabet system in the world.
The island of Taiwan series is back once again with its third installment of the Taitung (Taidong) series; a location teeming with natural beauty and delicious eats. Whether you are here to teach for a year or just passing through, Taitung should be on your hit list.