So you wanna teach in South Korea?

What is it like out there? How much should I get paid? Am I getting screwed over by my recruitment agency? These are all good questions to ask when applying for a job overseas. There are plenty more you should ask too, and you are right to ask them. I … Continue reading →

One Summer, New Places

If you would’ve told me back in May, when I graduated college, that I’d be where I’m at right now or doing what I’m doing right now, I probably would’ve asked you what medication you were on. In just a few short hours, I’ll be boarding a plane, taking off … Continue reading →

You Can Never Go Home Again

“They say you can never go home again.” I was thinking about that quote a couple of weekends ago (I know, I should’ve been blogging since then). I was homesick. It took a couple of weeks, but I felt it. Really, I just didn’t have anything to do. I was … Continue reading →

My First Week In South Korea

It’s been a few days since I last blogged, I know. I’m finally settled into my apartment in Sunae. That’s after spending a week in what my coworkers call the “love motel.” I think that has something to do with the motel-provided condoms and the pay-by-the-hour rates. I’ve enjoyed the … Continue reading →

Hours Away

This will be my last post while living in America—at least this year. In just a few short hours, I’ll board a plane in Birmingham, Ala., land in Dallas, then fly 14 hours straight to South Korea. I haven’t had any anxiety attacks or anything of the sort yet, although … Continue reading →


So, I’m a little behind on blogging. Almost three months behind to be a bit more exact. I’m not exactly sure where to start, but I’ll come out with the big news first. I’m going to Seoul, South Korea to teach English for a year. Yes, pretty big news. I … Continue reading →