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Jo's Korean and Other Crazy Adventures Jo is coming back to teach in China for a second year that is sure to be filled with new crazy adventures!

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Advice for Newbies coming to Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | Views [2753] | Comments [1]

  Are you ready? It is hard to believe that in August, lt'll be almost four years that I have taught in the 'Land of the Morning Calm'. Not four years consecutively mind you. I first started teaching in a private 'hakwon' in 2005. Now eight years ... Read more >

Tags: advice, culture, psychology


Third Time's A Charm?

SOUTH KOREA | Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | Views [1586] | Comments [1]

After being away from Seoul, Korea for six months, I decided to bite the bullet and come back to 'Korea Sparkling,' and 'Land of the Morning Calm.' I decided that being offered more money and more holidays, plus getting a chance to see all the great ... Read more >

Tags: culture, outlook, philosophy


Lotus Lantern Festival

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | Views [4190] | Comments [6]

On Sunday, I went to downtown Seoul to see the annual lotus lantern parade, and to enjoy Buddhas birthday festivities. Me and a friend visited Jogyeso temple in Jongno area. Wow!! Lanterns hung in row upon row on the ceiling. Every imaginable colour ... Read more >

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Hi Seoul Festival "Marching parade"

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Views [752] | Video

Here is another video that I took of the Seoul History parade. This is a really big marching band that I really enjoyed watching.

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Hi Seoul Festival, "History" parade

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Views [1566] | Video

On Sunday, I went to see the Hi Seoul "History" parade. There were many people around, and the parade was entertaining. I especially enjoyed all the marching bands, and traditional Korean costumes. I took many short videos of the parade, and ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Volleyball, fire therapy, and Children's Day

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 5 May 2007 | Views [1354]

Fire therapy, you ask? It really is as strange as it sounds, trust me! This past week has been one of a kind. After hearing that volleyball was a big competition between schools -I decided to join the volleyball team. I love volleyball, but ... Read more >

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Yellow Dust in Seoul ~Just eat Kimchi ;)

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | Views [2464]

It's that time of year in Korea again. It's yellow dust season which happens for a few weeks off and on around the beginning of spring. Yellow dust is what they call the sand that is blown over from the China desert. On Saturday, it was so bad ... Read more >

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