Super Photo Corner – Japan – The Manga Museum

One site that sightseers recommended was the Kitakyushu Manga Museum.  I've only read one manga comic in my life. Growing up, one friend always gave me books for my birthday.  At the time, I thought my love of video games masked my dislike of reading.  However, I somehow found the motivation to read every book … Continue reading Super Photo Corner – Japan – The Manga Museum

The Best (Almost Free) Thing I Brought to Korea

It’s fair to say I grossly over-packed for Korea.  I can hardly blame myself.  With little idea of where I would live, where I would work, and what resources I could easily access, I felt compelled to pack for life a big city, a remote island village, and every place in between.  Moreover, my height … Continue reading The Best (Almost Free) Thing I Brought to Korea

My First Temple Stay

 I felt supremely grateful for the timing of the Chuseok holiday. Between classroom difficulties (one student accused of cheating during a game yelled at my co-teacher and his classmates), lesson difficulties (A lesson bombed due to insufficient English speaking and excessive ease), and other serious interpersonal student problems beyond the scope of my class, I … Continue reading My First Temple Stay