Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Eve

I played Santa today, and brought treats for all the teachers that I’ve worked with this year.  I also brought a cake for the people I share an office with.  Christmas isn’t big here, but we do get the day … Continue reading

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Election Day

Yesterday, South Korea elected it’s first female president, Park Geun Hye.  

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End of the Year Reflections

So here I am coming up on ten months here in Korea.  I really can’t believe it.  In some ways this has been the longest year of my life, and in other ways it has flown by faster than I … Continue reading

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Halloween in Korea

This post is WAY overdue, but I wanted to make sure I wrote about it before too much time went by.  Halloween is obviously a really big deal in the U.S., but in Korea it’s not really celebrated or very … Continue reading

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EPIK Christmas Party

Last Thursday the Gyeongbuk-do Office of Education had a huge Christmas party for all the EPIK teachers at a restaurant in Daegu.  It was a great party, and we all had a blast.  Bocaccio Brau had a delicious buffet, open bar, … Continue reading

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Snow in Gyeongsan

Last Friday, we had our first snow here in Gyeongsan.  Of course, it started to fall in the middle of one of my classes, and the students went mad with excitement.  I couldn’t really teach the rest of the day. … Continue reading

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