Songnisan National Park Songnisan National Park is located in the Chungcheonbuk-do/province of Korea. It is where three valleys meet up with Mt Songnisan in the middle of the Sobaeksanmaek Mountain range. The Park itself is quite large and has 11 temples and several waterfalls. It's a popular family picnic spot and a favorite amongst hikers. It … Continue reading Hiking getaway: Songnisan National Park
Traveling to the Korean East Coast The East Coast of Korea is known for many reasons, from Tofu to Coffee. The Coast is clad in Pine Trees and coastal towns are known for their fresh seafood. The beaches are small but beautiful. White sands, blue water and plenty of seaside walkways can be found along … Continue reading The Korean East Coast: Gyeongpo, Gangmun, and Anmok
As an EFL teacher, you are constantly creating new teaching materials and getting rid of old lessons, creating new ones and making sure your materials are still relevant. It can get tough, especially if you have a full-time teaching job. Here are some of the web resources for lesson themes, games and activities which saved … Continue reading 5 Web resources for ESL teachers
A short post about cultural differences and avoiding conflict in the Korean workplace- through my eyes. This has been my personal experience, and can not be generalized or applied to Korea as a whole. I am sure every person experience these kinds of things differently based on past experiences, their personalities and cultural backgrounds. 1. … Continue reading Korean work/play culture and how to survive it
Japchae is one of the most iconic noodle dishes in Korea. Traditionally it is served at parties or celebrations, but as it's so popular it's not uncommon to find it served on other occasions. It is served as a side dish, but I prefer just eating it as a main. It is delicious and absolutely … Continue reading Japchae Recipe: calling all noodle lovers
I have four favorite Korean dishes and have mastered the art of cooking three of them. Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing my recipes with you. I cannot take credit for these recipes since I got most of it from books and the help of Korean coworkers. I also adjusted some ingredients … Continue reading Kimchi Jjigae Recipe- easy, user friendly and delicious!
This is a little Myth Buster Post mixed with a great deal of nostalgia and a pinch of cynicism. Since arriving in Korea we were hearing so many things about Itaewon, some of it true, some of it not. So here goes- my personal experience and view of Itaewon. Living in a foreign country can … Continue reading Itaewon- Seoul
Spicy Korean Spice Cake Snack 🙂
Coming soon: •Itaewon- an honest opinion • Korean work-play culture •Korean recipes • Anmok, Gangmun and Gyeongpo beach ( Korean East Coast)
All about where I work and what it is like teaching at an English Camp in Korea.