#17 – Virus and Life Changes

Q: How has corona affected your life in Korea? Things have changed a lot this year and because of these changes, some basic life things are a bit more difficult to do, but, even though we had to adjust to some things, I don’t think my life has changed drastically. In my opinion, Korea has…

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#16- Surviving Korea’s Summer

Q: What are summer’s in Korea really like? Korean summers are HUMID and RAINY. Temperature wise it’s not very hot, in my opinion. I think the highest it’s gotten to so far is in the 80’s (fahrenheit), but the humidity of it is NO JOKE. The moment you leave your house it’s like the water…

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#14 – Stereotypes

Q: What are some misconceptions that you had of Asians that changed since you moved to an Asian country? I want you to do something for me. I want you to reach into the deep crevice of your mind and think of all the stereotypes that you were introduced to as a kid, teen, young…

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#13- Change

Q: How has living in Korea affected and changed you as an individual? You know the sayings, “Show me your friends and I’ll show you who you are” and “You are what you eat”? I used to think that these sayings were fibs. I mean, I’m the only one who can decide my fate, right?…

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#11- 6 Things I Didn’t Know

Q: What are some common everyday differences between American life and Korean life? Before coming here, I did a lot of research on Korean culture and common behaviors in order to easily adjust to my life here. However, online research can never substitute for personal experience, so I’ve decided to compile a small list of…

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#10- Social Culture Pt. 3 (Drinking)

Q: Is drinking important in Korean culture? Wow, this post is long overdue. I’ve mentioned in my earlier posts that drinking is a huge part of the Korean culture and it’s true. Koreans love to go drinking with friends. However, I think the reason why I thought it was bigger than it probably is, was…

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#9- Challenges Teaching in Korea

Q: What are some challenges you experience teaching in Korea? Teaching in Korea has been quite the experience. The way the schools work here, and how kids learn is very different from what I was used to in America. It has been a challenge for me to find a way to connect with the kids…

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