First Day of 4th grade ESL!

After an outstanding Sunday orientation with my new team of teachers I was stoked about meeting my students today!  As with any day in a classroom there were a few hiccups but my students were great and I loved my first day. Bright and early I met my coteacher, Mr. Shin, before some last minute Read More …

Orientation at an awesome new school!

Today is Sunday March 2nd and I had one of the best days in Korea yet!  I’ve been here for 6 months and just got out of a contract with an awful school on Thursday.  We had tons of late paychecks, stolen pensions and a huge web of lies.  That doesn’t even count how they Read More …

Adventures in Boracay, Philippines – Bulabog Beach & Mt. Luho

Zipping down the road in a flimsy yellow tricycle was just one of many great adventures in Boracay, the party island of the Philippines.  After a red-eye flight, a holiday family Skype session and a few measly hours of sleep I found myself on the island of Caticlan Sunday morning.  It was a short taxi Read More …

First day on the job

This morning my students walked into the room, saw me, screamed and did their best Brave Sir Robin impression, and bravely ran away.  Okay well maybe only 2 of them turned and ran but it was adorably cute!  They were a bit overwhelmed because the teacher I’m replacing also had a friend visiting so we Read More …