Be gentle.

7 months ago I packed my bags and headed to a land that I knew nothing about. And I most certainly didn’t know the language. I learned how to say hello before I left, and that was about it. I didn’t learn the Korean alphabet until after I arrived. Koreans love seeing foreigners, and a […]

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Cooking Day

Every Tuesday there’s some sort of different event going on. Last week we had our birthday party, and this week was cooking pizza. I had no idea what to expect for cooking day, so luckily there was another teacher in the room with me. All the kids have aprons, so we helped them get their […]

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My first week in Korea

I’ve already been in Korea for a week! I feel like it went by super fast. The week flew by because I’ve been so busy with work. The week was hectic not only because it was my first week, but it was also the start of a new semester for the school. So I would […]

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Sad/Awesome/Exciting things!

This week has been sad, awesome, and exciting. I’ll start with the sad. Tuesday was my last day at work, and my co-workers absolutely spoiled me. When I got to work they had pizza and brownies for me, along with some presents like a bouquet of candy and a laptop bag filled with travel/teaching things! […]

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Things I will miss

One of my really close friends went on the World Race last year, and made a blog post about what she would miss while she was gone for 11 months. So I’m copying this idea. So, some things I will miss: 1. Of course my family and friends! I’ve never been away from home this […]

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This is the process that never ends…

Let me tell you all about my trip to get some documents apostilled. First of all, an apostille is just an authentication that the documents are real and that the signatures are real. Or something like that. The documents I had to get apostilled were the FBI Criminal Background Check, and a copy of my […]

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There’s so much to do!

There are so many things that have to get done in order to get a visa. It’s overwhelming. I knew there would be a lot of stuff to do, but I didn’t know exactly how much. There’s 2 phases for getting the visa, so it’s kind of a long process. I have to send a […]

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I’m moving to… Korea?

That’s right! I move to Daegu, Korea in February!! OH MY GOODNESS. Most people ask me how it all happened… and seriously, it all happened way faster than I intended it to. I started taking an online TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course towards the end of my trip to Spain. The course […]

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