Jenn in Korea.

This is all about my EPIK teaching adventures in Korea!

Seoraksan (설악산 국립 공원)

This past weekend was a busy one. May 5th was Children’s Day, which is one of the biggest holidays in Korea, as well as May 6th which is Buddha’s birthday. … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Korea vs Canada

Until this point, I have been compiling a list of just how different things are here than in Canada. There are so many cultural differences that pop up in the … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · 5 Comments

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

This weekend we ventured to The Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival. We signed up for a tour bus with some other native English teachers from the area.  The bus ride was … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Daewangam Songnim- Legend of the Dragon

There are 12 “scenic areas of Ulsan” and this is the first one we have discovered.  We were walking along the beach, when we saw an enormous staircase at the … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sports day= 3 hours up the side of a mountain

I was informed that this past Friday was Sports Day at the school.  The school has yet to receive funding for this monthly event, so this month was a hike … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Bamboo Forest

Today we ventured downtown to see the Bamboo forest. At first glade, we saw a little patch of small bamboo trees. I was slowly getting disappointed as I noticed a … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ilsan Beach and Munsu Football Stadium

Last weekend Scott and I walked around the beach area.  Apparently this is where all the other Caucasians are hiding. It’s not a surprise thought, with many Western coffee shops, … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sangjin Elementary School

I am extremely fortunate to have only a 5 minute walk to my school.  Many teachers don’t have that luxury.  My school is fairly mid-sized and has a student population … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 4 Comments


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