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17 Aug at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Korea South - Interview with Lianne

Lianne is a Korean-American adoptee who only became cognizant of her Korean side in her early 20s. After graduating university and quitting her five jobs, she traveled to Asia for the first time to discover her motherland. Perspectives and values changed as her mind opened to the world of opportunities. She soon returned back to live in Korea...
6 Aug at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Korea South - Interview with Laura

Laura is a 26-year-old American who has been living and working abroad since 2013. While participating in a travel writing program in Lima, Peru, during college, Laura instantly became interested in the prospect of traveling long-term. So, after spending far too long in a miserably menial Corporate America dungeon, she decided to pack her...
26 Nov at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Korea South Interview with Morgan

Morgan is a Colorado native with suburban sensibilities and penthouse dreams. She writes about life as a millennial wander, self-improvement through travel, and the realities of teaching English in Korea on her website A Beautiful View. Currently in the throes of a desperate battle between dreamland and adulthood, she invites you to come...
23 May at 9 AM

Irish Expat Living in South Korea - Interview with Brian and Noelle

Brian and Noelle are an adventurous, travel-hungry Irish couple who have been travelling, working and living in Asia for four years and counting. Brian and Noelle's expat blog is called Wandering On Travel Blog (see listing here) Brian and Noelle at the top of Mount Hallasan on Jeju Island, Korea. Korea's highest mountain.Here's the...
11 Apr at 9 AM

American Expat Living in South Korea - Interview with Alison

Alison and her partner in crime, Kenny, are currently living in South Korea. They met while teaching at an elementary school back in the U.S. and took their love of education and traveling abroad. These days, you can generally find Alison exploring and hiking outdoors. She also loves to cook (it's been an interesting experience so far in...
18 Mar at 9 AM

British Expat Living in South Korea - Interview with Yvette

From the African Bush to London's urban jungle, from the depths of the deep blue sea to the top of fresh pow slopes, Yvette's goal is to cram the world into a lifetime's travel. She's visited more than 20 countries, worked & lived in 9 and can swear in at least 7 languages. Her dream is to be a true citizen of the world. This chick loves...
13 Feb at 4 PM

Expat Interview with Karli - Canadian Expat in South Korea

Karli is a Canadian expat in South Korea, returning for a second time after an eight-year absence. Since being back in Korea, she has achieved many goals including practicing martial arts (hapkido), starting her own blog, learning a new language and traveling Asia. Karli plans to stay in Korea for 2-3 years and build up her ESL teaching...
30 Oct at 1 PM

Expat Interview with Elicia, US Expat Living in South Korea

Elicia is a teacher, a go-getter, a lover of adventure, hiking, and island hopping. Leaving their comfortable life back in the USA for a new journey abroad- Elicia and her husband said "goodbye" to the their life stateside, and "hello" to adventure in South Korea. She's currently teaching English to over 300 kids in Korea. Discovering unknown...
12 Sep at 2 PM

Irish Expat Living in South Korea, Interview With Maggie

Maggie O'Driscoll is a TEFL elementary school teacher working for the Sejong City Office of Education in South Korea. In Korea since June 2012, Maggie works at three elementary schools teaching students of varying ages and levels. As a way to challenge herself in her final year of her 20s she started to blog and, as she moved to Korea a few...
23 Jul at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Chase, US Expat Living in South Korea

"Chase Chisholm’s photography and notes about daily life convey the essence of who he is at the core," according to Joy Newcom, author of Involuntary Joy, "A man who misses little of life because no detail is deemed insignificant." Capturing stories of people and the nuances of culture through various forms of media is his passion....
15 May at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Zannah - American Living in South Korea

Between studying Japanese throughout school and setting her sights on pursuing a career in education, it seemed inevitable that Zannah Smreker would end up teaching in Asia. It took being laid off from a post-university retail job to finally give her the push she needed, and she took the leap all the way to Incheon, South Korea in November of...
22 Apr at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Carrie - Canadian in South Korea

Carrie was raised as an Army Brat all over the world. As an adult, she saw no reason to stop travelling. She qualified as an elementary school teacher in Canada, and then headed to Japan with the JET Programme. She spent 4 incredible years living amongst rice paddies and shrines, eating fresh sushi and perfecting her chopstick skills. ...
13 Apr at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Sally, American Expat in South Korea

Sally grew up in Pennsylvania and found her travel feet at 17, during a semester abroad in Austria. She spent a semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina during her undergrad degree and now has relocated for the foreseeable future to South Korea. She lives in a town with three roads and no other foreigners, a convenient 5km from the beach and an...
20 Feb at 9 AM

American Expats in South Korea - Interview With Chelsea

Chelsea and Jeremy met, fell in love, and got hitched. Shortly after the wedding they realized that they were in no way ready to 'settle down' in the traditional sense. So they packed their bags and decided to spend their newly married lives traveling the world. Their current spot is as ESL teachers on a small island in South Korea. They love...
17 Jan at 11 AM

US Expat Teaching English in South Korea - Meet Whitney

Whitney Lenox craved a change from the corporate world, after years of managing retail coffee outlets in the Nashville area. A rekindled friendship with an expat in South Korea and a new job opportunity led Whitney halfway across the world. She is currently teaching English to elementary students in the suburbs of Seoul. When she's not in the...
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