Tag Archives: korea

Encountering Special Needs in the English Classroom

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers around the globe. I’ll be posting a new ESL related article on my blog … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Hamdeok Beach

My accommodation for the trip was right across from Hamdeok beach.  Since it wasn’t peak season, we had almost the whole area to ourselves.  I was blown away by how beautiful this beach was.  I never thought a beach like … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Sanbangsa (Sanbang Temple)

On my tour of the southwest side of Jeju island, we stopped by the beautiful Sanbang temple.  It’s nestled in the side of a mountain with an amazing view of the ocean.  The whole mountain is the result of volcanic … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Loveland

*** Warning:  If you have children around, do not let them read/see this post.  Contains “graphic” pictures of a sexual nature.  I tried to post only the most “tame” pictures I had.  Also, may not be safe for viewing while … Continue reading

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U-do Island

U-do is a short ferry ride from Jeju, and is definitely not to be missed.  The island is named after the Chinese word for “cow” which is “woo” (pronounced like “ew”) because the island resembles a cow. I’d heard so … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Seong Sanilchulbong (Sunrise Peak)

This was the first stop on my tour of the East side of Jeju island.  It’s one of the places I was most excited to see.  If you do a google seach for “Jeju island”, pictures of ‘Sunrise Peak’ are … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Cheonjeyeon Waterfalls

Cheonjeyeon means Pond of the Emperor of Heaven.  According to Korean legend, seven nymphs would descend from the heavens at night and bathe in the waterfall’s pond. This beautiful three-tiered waterfall is a must see on Jeju Island! Swimming is prohibited, but of course, our group of foreigners ignored … Continue reading

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