Tips for Surviving Summer in Seoul

Happy Summer, y'all! This is my third summer in South Korea and I'm definitely more prepared for it this year than I was in years prior. Born and raised in the deep South, I thought I could handle sweltering temperatures and humidity without a hitch, but I had to learn some new tricks to keep… Continue reading Tips for Surviving Summer in Seoul

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Your Guide to Zero-Waste Shopping at Mangwon Market 망원시장

Almost every newcomer to Seoul has Namdaemun market or Gwangjang market on their "must-see" list. When I first got here I also thought that these would be the best places to go if I wanted to have the most authentic traditional Korean market experience. They're both massive gatherings of stalls selling everything from popular street… Continue reading Your Guide to Zero-Waste Shopping at Mangwon Market 망원시장

Eating My Way Through Seoul’s Vegan Festival

Seoul's 6th annual vegan festival was held this past Saturday, May 18th at Seoul Innovation Park near Bulgwang Station. I've been in Seoul for two years, but this was my first time in attendance. Because I was still flirting with a plant-based diet in 2018, the festival didn't seem as appealing as a free concert… Continue reading Eating My Way Through Seoul’s Vegan Festival

Ewha Level 5

I wrote a review for Ewha's Level 5 last year and neglected to post it then, so I'm posting it now for the general public! Huzzah!   In each chapter of the Level 5 textbook, there are three grammar points, between 70-90 new vocabulary words, one dialogue, a reading passage, writing exercise and a discussion/debate… Continue reading Ewha Level 5

Ewha Level 4 Wrap-Up

As I said before, Level 4 is much more balanced and effective than Ewha's Level 3. The workload is much more manageable, so students can not only commit vocabulary and grammar stuctures to memory, but also have the time during class to practice them. The new segments such as class discussions and presentations allow students… Continue reading Ewha Level 4 Wrap-Up