The best laid plans, the worst laid plans May 23rd 2010 Hilarity ensues.
Sorry if you guys got that last e-mail. For some reason, it published while I started writing it. Oh well.
Anyway, this entry is dedicated to Buddha, who made this entire trip possible. Thanks, Buddha, for having a birthday that allowed us to have a three-day weekend.
Our trip started off on Friday morning. Originally, we were all to meet up at the bus station at 10:3 ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Pohang » Homigot 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
I'm a 2009 Pitt grad who lived in Daegu, South Korea and taught English with ChungDahm April at the BeoMeo Campus. My students were between the Korean ages of 6/7 and 12/13 , and I was responsible for the reading and speaking portions of class.
Follow the adventures of my year-long stay in South Korea. I hope that my pre-departure and arrival entries help out anyone else who is considering taking a teaching position abroad! I hope that my in-Korea entries might help answer any questions those of you arriving may have. OR perhaps if you're already in Korea or planning to ... full info