In spite of the overwhelmingly negative headlines, the unpredictable nature of the country, and its horrific track-record on human rights, many of us are fascinated by North Korea.
Before embarking on a career as an ESL teacher in South Korea, you will have to make one decision: EPIK or Hogwan? A Hogwan is the name of a private academy in South Korea. Thousands of Hogwans are located throughout the country and offer all types of learning! From piano lessons to English conversation classes, … Continue reading The Korean Hogwan
The North Korean way of life is perceived negatively throughout most of the western world, but many of us are equally fascinated by it. North Korea is located north of South Korea (SHOCK); the two countries have been separated since the 1950's, and now a 150 mile long & 2 1/2 mile wide barrier runs … Continue reading #TRAVEL – SOUTH KOREA: THE DMZ
Teaching English in South Korea can be one of the best decisions you'll ever make! Here are 26 reasons why - 1 - Experience Living Abroad Living abroad has limitless benefits on both your personal life and your CV. 2 - Teaching Experience Whether you want to become a teacher in the future, or whether … Continue reading 26 Reasons to Teach English in South Korea
Getting Your Work Visa in Korea South Korea has one of the most complex and time-consuming Visa processes of all the countries I’ve been to. The amount of paperwork involved is intense and unlike most countries, you really need to begin the process of collecting documents long before you’ve actually secured a job. Further, while … Continue reading Visa Guide: Korea
This post is the second part to - https://tefltravelling.com/2016/01/26/the-korean-hogwan/ EPIK (English Program in Korea) is a program set up to help students learn English throughout the South Korea. EPIK has been in existence since 1995 and has been used by thousands of teachers and students. Run by the Korean government, it is operated in public schools … Continue reading EPIK