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It’s been about six months since I came back to the United States from Korea. Saying that the wanderlust bug is back would be an understatement. The 15 months that I spent in Asia were thrilling, frightening, exhausting, delicious, and overall, amazing. I can’t wait to go back. Now that I’ve had some time to …

What’s in a city – the aromas, the people, the pace. I like to get a little lost whenever I travel, and I found Kyoto, Japan to be the perfect place to wander aimlessly. Mainly because it’s safe, but also because the best parts of Kyoto are the places your Hostel doesn’t tell you about. …

A couple of weeks back I got some news that I thought was pretty exciting – I won a Liebster Award! Thanks a ton to Sonja from breadcrumbs guide for the ‘nomination.’ It’s quite the honor! And in her words can I just say, “Yay!” and also  “Umm… What the #&@% is that?” So… What is a Liebster Award? …

I spent most of this sunny afternoon in late March observing my friends attach themselves like little monkeys up and across the rocks. If you know me at all you know I’m not exactly the athletic type. I don’t have muscles for days and it’s quite unlikely that I’d be able to out run, or out-anything, …

Where does the time go? I’m sitting exactly three months and 13 days away from the final date of my teaching contract in South Korea. Remember when I’d only just arrived? It feels like a lifetime ago that I was barely three months in. I didn’t know what Udon Noodle soup was or how to …

Today’s post is written for the Reach To Teach, Teach Abroad, Blog Carnival. I’ll be participating in their monthly series focused on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers from all over the world. You can catch it here on the 5th of every month. The host for February is Sharon Couzens from TEFL Tips. You …