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Red white and Blue

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 5 Jul 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [659]

Fourth of July in Korea……Saturday 4 of us Americans went to a restaurant called De Bassus which is a German place so naturally they have great beer.   A Dunkel, Weisen, Helles and something too dark for me to drink.   And imagine this place is only ... Read more >

Tags: expat 4th of july, korea, night hike, tongyeong

Yokjido 욕지도

SOUTH KOREA | Sun, 6 Jun 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [2900] | Comments [1]

This past Saturday a group of us native English speaking folk decided to head out of TongYeong and into the island atmosphere.   In TongYeong, there are plenty of quiet places to tuck into and relax and enjoy the mountains and sea, but sometime you ... Read more >

Tags: island hopping, south korea, tongyeong, yokjido

Joyful Girl

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 3 Jun 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [1277] | Comments [1]

Yea… I haven’t been updating this enough lately but it is the way it goes.   I have been overwhelmed with thoughts and they are too much to try to condense into something someone else could read and comprehend.   Either way I wanted to write ... Read more >

Tags: language exchange, south korea, spring weather in korea, tongyeong

At the Drop of a Hat

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 15 Apr 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [554] | Comments [2]

One would think, as a teacher, I get up get ready and go to school … simple as that right?   Then I have a schedule that I follow and it is easy, organized, neat and clean.  Nope, never, not once yet.   Everyday ... Read more >

Tags: south korea, teaching in korea, tongyeong

Language Barries: For Better or For Worse?

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 12 Apr 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [961] | Comments [3]

So it is now twice that I have encountered some individualized racism here in Tong Yeong.   It is rural city and has very traditional roots compared to the larger cities but I suppose this happens there too.    It is a tough thing to process in one’s ... Read more >

Tags: bargaining, language barrier, racisim, rural south korea, south korea, tong yeong, tongyeong, woman traveler

Welcome to Tong Yeong: The America Story

SOUTH KOREA | Sat, 3 Apr 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [714] | Comments [2]

                So I arrive in Busan at 9:30pm, both my bags showed up, I met my recruiter and I was tired, but happy.    Twenty four straight hours of travelling does not do the body well at all.    The next day was mostly an adrenal rushed blur.... Read more >

Tags: first night in south korea, lost, south korea, teaching abroad, tongyeong

Packedin teaching Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 11 Dec 2009 | By iainob1 | Views [894]

Packedin Teaching , Korea              Teaching in Korea is a totally different experience to teaching in England. Many people who go to Asia to teach usually have done an ESL course but may not have had any teaching experience ... Read more >

Tags: esl, iainob1, korea, packedin, teaching, tongyeong

Packedin Korea, Tongyeong

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 11 Dec 2009 | By iainob1 | Views [2146] | Comments [1]

Packedin Korea, Tongyeong.            When do I get to my apartment? Was the question that kept entering my head every five minutes as I sat at 4pm in the principles office at Chungmu Middle School. I arrived in Pusan airport ... Read more >

Tags: epik, esl, iainob1, korea, packedin, teaching, tongyeong


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