A Semi-Vegetarian Grocery Shopaholic’s Guide to Food Shopping in Seoul

By: Holly DeMuth

Technically, I’m a pescetarian, a designation so rarely referenced in print that my spell check doesn’t even recognize the word. This means that I eat vegetarian, except that I also eat seafood. Eggs, dairy, etc. are fine. Meat that doesn’t come out of the ocean is not. My reasons for this are boring and not relevant here, so I’ll skip to the useful bits.

 

She Could Hear Them Crack Her Tooth? Dental Care in South Korea

By: Katie McKindley

South Korea is a hub for plastic surgery, and I’d seen videos of foreigners getting LASIK done. How much different is dental care? They’ve got to be rigorously trained and highly valued, right? This is Asia, after all, where studiousness is next to godliness. I tried getting my three wisdom teeth removed in the states before I moved, but I didn’t have enough time, or the right insurance. So, after taking ITA’s Online TEFL Course, getting employed by EPIK, and moving to South Korea, it’s been on my radar.

Teaching English in Geochang, South Korea with Tim Unaegbu [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in South Korea?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, Tim Unaegbu, share with us a day-in-his-life living and teaching English in Geochang, South Korea

In this video, Tim covers: 

  • What visa he teaches English on in Korea
  • Work/school attire
  • Classroom teaching assistants
  • Number of classes/schools taught at per week
  • Introduces us to his students
  • Average total monthly expenses in terms of rent, utilities, phone, groceries, transportation, etc
  • Recruiters
  • Classroom syllabuses
  • Learning Korean and how it can benefit you
  • The visa process
  • Public school contracts and what free things are provided to you (allowance)
  • The social aspects of living in Korea  

[Video] Ambassador Instagram Takeover: Teach English in Gumi, South Korea with Ben Corda

[Video] Alumni Instagram Takeover - Teaching English in Seoul, South Korea as a Member of the LGBTQ+ Community

ITA alumna, Kinsey Jenkins, takes over the ITA Instagram Story to show us a day in her life living and teaching English in Seoul, South Korea as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.

[Video] Ambassador Instagram Takeover: Teach English in Gumi, South Korea

Tips & Hacks for Getting Around Seoul, South Korea

Our ITA Alumni Ambassadors are living in some of the world's greatest cities. We asked them to give us their tips and hacks for navigating the streets and getting from one place to another. From trains, motorbikes and chicken buses, our ITA Alumni Ambassadors have you covered to get you where you need to go! Here, our lady on the ground Delia Nicole provides tips on how to nagivate your way around Seoul, South Korea!