#3 ARRIVAL IN KOREA September 18th 2007 Arrival in Korea
Well, I’ve been here about three weeks now and it’s been all go, go go. I met about 20 other new Foreign Teachers (FTs) for orientation in the nearest big city (Daegu) they were mostly Americans and I was the only Australian. Evidentially, we are ‘pioneers’ on a new project to bring FTs as co-teachers with an English speaking Korean teacher to schools i ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Daegu Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
FROM CHINA TO KOREA
I have recently returned from two trips to China teaching English and I am about to start teaching again; this time in South Korea. I love travel, especially in Asia and by working there, feel I experience the country more than by just passing thru it.
My previous travels before China were 15 months in North America and Europe in 1975-76 and many South East Asian countries in 1980-81 for another 9 months. After almost another quarter of a century living in Australia, I got the travel bug once again.
This time I decided to do it slightly differently by working. I hear... full info