magic, the queen, and chocolate cake. March 1st 2011 The zealousness of my Korean students towards their studying this winter break worried me. As a teacher I suppose I should be supporting this, but instead I tried to convince them to go outside, muddy up their knees, or have a snowball fight. But they shook their heads and spent the good part of the day studying in a mostly deserted school. In America, students don't stress about academics until h ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Chungcheongnam-do 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 started this blog to keep my family and friends updated on my trip to Italy and Greece with my friend Melissa. I kept it going through my year of studying abroad in Uppsala, Sweden and the five months I worked in Melbourne, Australia. Now I'm off to Chungnam, South Korea to teach English at a middle school. This is where I will blather on about my daily life.
I have a serious case of wanderlust :)
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” - Robert Louis Stevenson... full info