July Update: English Camp and Birthday Fun

Apart from celebrating my birthday and starting English Camp, July was entirely uneventful. The beginning of the month at school was all coming up with ways to entertain the students because we were effectively just babysitting them for two weeks after they finished their exams but hadn't started summer vacation yet. My birthday was the…

June Update: Pretty Sunsets and The AC Scare

June has been a good one. I feel like last year at this time we were already well into the worst of the dead summer heat. But as of Wednesday rainy season has officially began and I still feel like we haven't gotten to the worst of the heat yet. (Except that my school still…

What Korean Middle School Students Are Worried About

What Korean Middle School Students Are Worried About (Or: What my kids wanted to tell me when they had 2 minutes of my undivided attention.)   I'm just about finished with all of the speaking tests for this semester and as always it's been the most fun I've had with my students so far this…

Daejeon Cafe: Hachi Cafe // 하치카페

Hachi Cafe // 하치카페     Hachi Cafe is a Japanese style cafe located in Galmadong which is honestly one of my favorite underrated neighborhoods in Daejeon. It's very small, quiet, and residential but there are a lot of these pretty little cafe's all over the place! It's also in a very easy walking distance…