The Highs and Lows of a Novice Solo Traveler

I recently returned from my summer trip to Hong Kong and Macau - my second solo outing.  The food, sights, views, and cultural experiences were irreplaceable. However, I did not find the experience positive at all times.  Sometimes I encountered ruts, downs, moments of depression. Today I wish to share what I see as the … Continue reading The Highs and Lows of a Novice Solo Traveler

3 Money-Saving Tips While Living In Korea

EFL education in  Korea remains a lucrative job prospect for unfortunate liberal arts degree-holders like me.  Many jobs provide a rent-paid apartment and many cities do not require car ownership. Many pay down their student loans, save for a down payment on a house, or to set aside a lump sum to kick-start their dreams. … Continue reading 3 Money-Saving Tips While Living In Korea

The Three “C’s” I Love About “Corea”

Shout out to Spanish-speakers everywhere!  For purposes of forceful alliteration...Quiero compartir mis tres “C’s” favoritas de Corea.  La Conveniencia Me encantan las tiendas coreanas! Slowly but surely, convenience stores like 7-Eleven and CU evolved into cornerstones of my Korean lifestyle.  Have 30 minutes to kill before school? Grab a coffee and read at Emart 24.  … Continue reading The Three “C’s” I Love About “Corea”