[pullquote align=”left”]Most people associate a trip to Busan with the hot summer sun and lazy days at the beach.[/pullquote]Despite the mercury plummeting below freezing, you can still throw your swim gear into a beach bag and head toward Haeundae. Instead of going directly to the beach to feel the sand between your toes, go only […]
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[pullquote align=”left”]After school one Friday, the entire staff decided to go out to dinner in celebration of the completion of “open classes”. [/pullquote]Open classes are when the parents of the kindergarten students come to school and sit in on classes while you teach. Korean parents pay a lot of money to send their kids to […]
[pullquote align=”left”]When I accepted my current job and decided to moved to Suwon, South Korea, I didn’t know much about the city.[/pullquote] Some quick research and a much longer move across the world showed me Suwon has far more to offer than originally anticipated. The first of which is the city’s famous yangnyeom-galbi (seasoned beef […]
[pullquote align=”left”]Being a parent is challenging enough, but for those raising their children in a country that is foreign to them, a whole new level of difficulty is introduced. [/pullquote]Meghan Peterson Fenn is a Korean-American who married an Englishman. She has three children, all of whom were born in Britain. In Bringing Up Brits, she […]
[pullquote align=”left”]It was a Thursday evening, and I had just walked in from a hard day of mind molding.[/pullquote] Teaching tiny tots all day makes me feel like there is a film of snot and sticky glue all over my body. I headed for the shower, and by shower, I mean the hose that hangs […]
[quote style=”1″]Photos courtesy of Keely Kernan. Check out her photography on Facebook at Keely Kernan Photography.[/quote] [frame align=”center”][/frame] When you move across the world for a long period of time, inevitably you are going to learn some things both about yourself and about life in general. For example, before I moved to South Korea, I […]
[pullquote align=”left”]Summer in Korea means one thing: time to spend a weekend or two at the beach. [/pullquote]From July to September, the beaches in Busan are inundated with families from all over the country, and every year, Busan flaunts its beaches’ popularity by holding a sand festival on the famous Haeundae Beach. While a “sand […]