Visiting Jeju: Itinerary Ideas & Vlog (for our anniversarymoon!)

Waaaay back in early June, Eric and I visited Jeju Island, the Hawai’i of Korea, to celebrate our one year anniversary (aka, our anniversarymoon). I can’t say if the island lived up to its name because I’ve never visited Hawai’i ㅠㅠ but I can tell you that despite being smaller than the state of Rhode Island, it […]

Future Teacher in Korea? Pack These Classroom Essentials

Your documents have been submitted, your offer letter has been signed, and your plane ticket has been bought. Congrats on landing a teaching job in Korea! Now the only thing left to do is pack. There are tons of resources with great suggestions and tips on packing for Korea, but before you set about making solemn, […]

LIFE UPDATE #1: Settling In and Learning the Ropes

LIFE UPDATE #1: Settling In and Learning the Ropes

Hey fam (and new friends)! Eric and I have now been in Korea for three weeks, and are finally getting the hang of things. Our school, called CBFLIS (Chungcheongbuk-do Foreign Language Institute for Students…say that 5 times fast) is so unique and so different from the typical public school in Korea. For one, we get to […]

Art in South Korea: Seoul Trick Eye Museum (with Discount Coupons!)

Art in South Korea: Seoul Trick Eye Museum (with Discount Coupons!)

Korea has so many captivating, historical landmarks outdoors, from palaces to temples to the world’s oldest bridge. During the spring and summer, enjoying these attractions is a piece of cake. In the winter, though? Unless you enjoy bone-chilling winds that make your eyes water and slippery, non-salted sidewalks (and I know there are a few […]

New Year, New Post Schedule

New Year, New Post Schedule

Happy New Year folks! The end of my 2015 was cuh-razy busy—trying to squeeze the maximum amount of time with family and friends while preparing to leave the country and start a new job for…who knows how long, in South Korea (round two!). Blogging definitely took a backseat as I tried my best to adequately […]

10+ Useful Christmas Gifts for the Friend Who Travels

In the off chance that your travel-crazy friend actually makes it back home for the holidays, here are 10+ useful and pretty affordable gifts to make their travels easier. Check the YouTube video for more details, or read quick-bits below with tips on where to buy items.   1.  Multiple time-zone watch. A watch that lets […]

Art in the Heart of Dallas: The Fabrication Yard

Art in the Heart of Dallas: The Fabrication Yard

When you’re in a new city and want to check out the art scene, where do you go? x  A. The art museum x  B. The art district →C. An abandoned warehouse!   Dallas has set aside an area of the city for the specific purpose of legal graffiti. In 2013, the Fabrication Yard was […]