Traveling Before the Final Destination

As some of you might know from my previous posts, I decided to take a vacation to Thailand after completing my teaching contract in Korea before heading back home to the states. As I was packing to move out of my apartment for the next teacher to move in, I was preparing for this trip…

Thailand Travels: Phuket

Our last stop: Phuket. The first two nights, there was an outdoor market right outside our hostel, so we ate there for our dinner and stayed to watch a local artist perform. The second day, we caught a city bus and took a 40 minute ride to a beach to enjoy the sand and waves…

Thailand Travels: Bangkok and Khao Sok National Park

This past week, I traveled to Thailand and met a friend of mine. We planned our vacation for 10 days total. 3 days in Bangkok, 2 days in Khao Sok National Park, and 3 days in Phuket. While that only adds up to 8 days, we did take 2 overnight trains traveling to the different…

A Year in Reflection 일년 한국에서 살었어요

  I can’t believe it’s been a year since I moved to Korea. And now, it’s already time to say goodbye. Yesterday was officially my last day at work, and my classroom and desk have been cleaned out for the next teacher. It does feel a little unreal, because I will be traveling to Thailand…

Vacationing in Japan

I was fortunate enough to be able to take 2 weeks off from work and travel with my aunt and uncle to Japan at the beginning of July. When my aunt was in high school, she became friend with a Japanese exchange student named Kaori. Fast forward 34 years, and they are still friends, which…

Traveling Korea as a Foreigner

So as you know from reading my posts through this journey, I have been living in Korea for the past 10 months. At the beginning of July, I headed to Busan on a Friday night to meet my aunt and uncle who traveled to visit me. We stayed on Haeundae Beach, which is a popular…

Cafe Study Sessions 카페에서 공부해요

In my last post, I wrote about a few of my favorite coffee shops I like to go to to study and do work. Since then, I have discovered a few more that I wanted to share with you. This one is called Grade Jatte, and there are multiple things that I like about it….