🇺🇸 James Maines

Being a Hakwon Teacher in Korea: Good, Bad, & Miserable
  • Working in Korea

Being a Hakwon Teacher in Korea: Good, Bad, & Miserable

There are many jobs around the world that are essential to the growth of society. Whether it be doctors, lawyers,…

1 year ago
  • Parenting

The Ups and Downs of Hagwons as Childcare in South Korea

Introduction Throughout the world, childcare is something that most parents worry about. Who will take care of the children? How…

1 year ago
  • Travel Basics

Travel Tips for Exploration and Self-Care

There are few things in this world that are more important than a good self-care regime. Whether you enjoy going…

1 year ago
  • Daejeon

Daejeon: A City of Robot Baristas

Have you ever been to the cinema to watch a science fiction film? Did you see cars flying through the…

2 years ago
  • Seoul

True Crime Korea: The Mystery of the Disappearing Newlyweds

It is that time again. It is a time of magic, mayhem, and mystery. It is time for Halloween. However,…

2 years ago
  • Trip Themes

Korean Ghost Stories

Do you like tales of the macabre? The creepy stories that will keep you up at night? Legends that will…

2 years ago
  • Destinations

An Alternative Option for Nightlife in Daejeon

Not into binge drinking and hangovers? This article is for you! These are some ways that you can spend a…

2 years ago
  • Gangwon Province

Party at Surfyy Beach: Hajodaze YangYang

On the first Saturday of the month from May to September, you can join the biggest party in South Korea…

2 years ago
  • Daejeon

Loneliness of a Traveler: Finding Your Community in Daejeon

One of the essential things in life is travel. There, I said it. It may get me some schtick, but…

2 years ago
  • Living in Korea

How to File US Taxes in Korea

So, you’ve taken a job in South Korea, your first year has come and gone, and now you are living…

2 years ago
  • Culture & History

Gunsan: An Instagrammable History

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through Instagram late at night, looking at all the locations on your feed? The…

2 years ago
  • Destinations

Dangun: The Legend of Korea’s First Kingdom

There is a beginning, a middle, and an end in most stories. However, most legends, especially creation stories, are not…

2 years ago
  • North Gyeongsang Province

Spring in Gyeongju: A Day Trip

There is nothing more beautiful than spring in Korea. The snow (what little we had) has melted. The cherry blossoms…

2 years ago
  • K Tradition

The Gumiho: Korea’s Nine Tailed Fox

One of the oldest forms of entertainment in the world is storytelling. From the Ancient Greeks to stories about King…

2 years ago