Posts Tagged ‘South Korea’

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Stories from far away..

So, you find yourself as an American teaching in a far away place (Busan, South Korea to be exact)… What do you do now… You write about it. And, Brittany Weyen has being doing just that. As she grows through her experiences, so does her blog. Gotta love her students.

My life in Shanghai

Nick’s blog of observations and adventures in Shanghai and beyond is perceptive, well-written and complemented by photos from everyday life.

Caffeinated Traveller

Cate is a self-confessed caffeine addict from New Zealand on a search for fine coffees, teas and other insights into the countries of Asia.

Travis on Tour

The adventures of a young traveller teaching English in South Korea. (Interview with Travis)

Teaching English in South Korea: An Interview with Travis

For the cash-strapped traveller, one of the best ways to see the world without going into extreme debt is by finding work overseas. Not only does it ease the financial burden of travel, it also allows a first-hand glimpse into daily life in a foreign context.

Travis is one such cash-strapped traveller. He is spending a year in South Korea, teaching English to a group of eleven and twelve year-old students and sharing his (often comical) observations of Korean culture on his blog.

The Daily Transit

Many passionate travellers remember their first time on the road with fondness.

Whether it's the immersion in a foreign culture or language, the chance to step out on your own, or simply the enlightenment that comes with experiencing a place you're unfamiliar with, that first trip is a profound moment in the lives of travellers.

For Ben Hancock, that first trip came a few years ago, when he headed off to Seoul, South Korea, to study for a year. This initial plunge was enough to inspire him with a deep passion for travelling. Whether he's on the road or not, he uses his blog, The Daily Transit, to share his reflection, essays, poetry and narratives on daily journeys.

 

The Daily Transit

A thoughtful, sharply written blog by a young writer with extensive travel experience in South Korea, the USA and Beijing, currently living in Wisconsin. (Interview with Ben Hancock)

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