My Role in Education Through SUNY Buffalo State College I completed all of the requirements to obtain my NYS Initial Teaching Certification. I observed classrooms for two semesters and taught with a mentor teacher for an additional two semesters. My first academic year of teaching experience was through the AmeriCorp’s ABLE program in the city of […]

5 Best Things About Korean Food Service


As we prepared to move here last year, whispers of Korea’s innovative dining experience had drifted across the ocean.  However, the full extent of the creativity and convenience behind Korean food service cannot be understood outside of first-hand experience.  To give you a taste, here are five things that have impressed us about food service in Korea: Call […]

Korean Snacks: My 5 Guilty Pleasures


by Admin on January 23 in Life in Korea Having been in Korea for well over a year, many aspects of life have become normal to me. Some of the things I once shrugged my shoulders at in confusion now make quite a bit of sense to me. When it comes to unique Korean snacks, I’ve […]

6 Tips to Help You Save $10,000 Teaching English in Korea


by Admin on December 14 in Life in Korea Teaching abroad can be a fun and rewarding experience. You get to take part in a new culture, food, and lifestyle, all while helping others by teaching the English language to students abroad. With this opportunity, there are also added perks, including the chance to save a significant amount […]

10 Essential Korean Phrases for Living and Teaching in Korea


by Admin on September 23 in Life in Korea When teaching and living abroad in Korea, you’ll want to have some helpful tools available to make life a bit easier. The below 10 Essential Korean phrases can help make communication a little bit easier both inside the classroom and in your everyday personal life. How to say […]

Teaching English Abroad: Are You Qualified?


Do you fulfill all of the requirements to teach English abroad? Find out! Want to see the world and get paid to live in a foreign country (and make a handsome salary while doing it?!)? Perhaps you’ve heard that teaching English abroad offers thousands of opportunities for fluent English speakers to gain employment and live […]

Life is an Adventure


Life is an Adventure so go live it!  Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Green Tea Garden and Bamboo Forest Although I vowed never to go down south and come back home on the same day, I had to say yes to this opportunity since I am trying to get as many Korean experiences in before I […]

Teaching English Abroad in Africa


Teaching English Abroad in Africa The Practical Information You Need to Get Work by Michael G. Hines  2/2009 Africa is a diverse continent requiring teachers planning to work there to be highly adventurous and at the same time extremely creative. The majority of African nations still have a long way to go before they can […]

Top 5 Countries to Make the Most Money Teaching English Overseas


Where Can You Make the Most Money Teaching English Abroad? Posted by International TEFL Academy on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 @ 01:30 PM Everybody is familiar with the saying “you don’t become a teacher for the money,” and while going to teach English abroad will almost certainly be one of the most enriching and rewarding […]