The Sunday Night Market – Chiang Mai

  The night market in Chiang Mai is huge. It sprawls across a few streets in the center of the city around Wat Chedi Luang. The market is packed with tourists and locals which is nice to see. Markets are a great way to experience a new place and fill your belly. The market in…

Hongdae Art Market

My co-teacher used to live in the Hongdae area which is located around Hongik University Station and is considered a trendy area for people in their 20’s and 30’s. We decided to make a trip here to experience the free market that is held in the park on Saturdays and Sundays. At the free market…

Itaewon – BBQ, Beer, and Canadians

We had quite the busy weekend! We went to Itaewon with our tour guide Joanna, someone we had met through our teaching predecessors. We got on the subway for the first time as well. There are a lot of lines, but I have to say the trains are extremely clean, and the stations are very…

Getting our ARC and our first Bus Ride

This week started off with a trip to the immigration office in Incheon. After driving for about an hour Sara, Sang Ho (co-teacher), and I arrived and basically handed our paperwork and medical check to an immigration officer and paid them. Done! South Korea has a lot of paperwork, what for is beyond me but…