Last year I wrote a blog post about my life working, teaching, and living in Gwangju, South Korea. I taught in a Hagwon, an after school English academy. My hours were 1-10 and I taught small classes of very gifted students. If you're interested in more information, I encourage you to read "A Day in … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Gwangyang English Town
This year, Nicole and I are teaching in public school in a small town in South Korea. Our town is called Gwangyang. It's in the Jeollanamdo province. The province is in the Southwest corner of South Korea. We live on the Eastern border of the province. It's divided, by mountain, into two districts Dong Gwangyang and Gwangyang-Eup. I … Continue reading Gwangyang, South Korea
Here's a brief overview of Gwangyang from the park near our house.
Last year, I lived in a small one bedroom apartment in Gwangju. This year I've moved to Gwangyang with Nicole and we live in a much nicer, albeit older, apartment. Rather than write about it, I made a quick video walkthrough of the place with my phone. Check it out!
Yesterday, our tour guide had informed us that there was a typhoon coming and that our lunchtime ferry was cancelled. Instead, we would be taking the last ferry out of Jeju early Sunday morning. So we all woke early, packed our things, and like the Jews leaving Egypt, boarded a tour bus for the ferry … Continue reading Visiting Jeju Island Day 3 – Escape from Jeju