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10 Great Places to Party in Asia

If you want to travel and party, look no further than Asia. From South Korea to Thailand, Asia is THE party destination. Here are 10 of the best places to party in Asia. 1. Koh Phangan, Thailand Photo of Partiers…

20 Amazing Islands to Live on in Asia

1. Palawan Island, Philippines Photo of Beautiful Beach Palawan Island, Philippines © Maks Karochkin Palawan Island was rated by National Geographic Traveler as the Best Island Destination in East and Southeast Asia in 2007 and Island Magazine lists it as…

Korea Jobs

There is a high turnover rate for English teachers in Korea and new jobs open up all the time. The main centers of work are big cities like Seoul, Busan, and Daegu but you should be able to find a…

5 Ways to Make the Most of Teaching Abroad

It occurred to me that some people may go to teach abroad and assume that just because they are in another country that amazing things are going to happen to them. In some cases this may be true, if you…

Teaching English in Asia

Teaching English abroad is a great way to experience living in a different culture, learn a foreign language, and even pay back your college loans. The international language of business is English and it has become the most widely taught…

The Bone Ranks and Hwabaek

The Bone Ranks System One of the features of Shilla’s administrative system that made it distinct among its neighbors was its implementation of a heirarchical organization called “Golpum-jedo” , or “Bone Ranks.” The “Bone Ranks” derived from the tribal traditions…
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English Program in Korea (EPIK)

The English Program in Korea (aka the EPIK Program, EPIK, or EPIK Korea) is a Korean Ministry of Education sponsored program that places native speakers of English in public schools throughout Korea to (theoretically) teach English alongside Korean English teachers.…

Teach English in Korea

The demand for English teachers in Korea greatly exceeds the supply, and just about anyone from an English-speaking country with a four-year university degree can find a job here. These TEFL jobs provide salary, airfare to and from Korea, housing,…