The Struggles of Finding a English Teaching Job Online

Anyone who has a TESOL certificate knows the amazing feeling of being able to leave the country and theoretically find a job anywhere in the word. It's like your professional passport. But of course that's only the beginning. I am going to Korea in February to start teaching but I had originally planned to start…

Korea: The Not-So-Beautiful Photos of What REALLY Happened

While it's completely valid to complain about the ways that our cell phones are changing how we interact with the world around us, I was looking back through some of my Korea photos and noticed something. I usually shoot with a Nikon D90. That camera is my child, my life, my prized possession. But it…

Puerto Maldonado – Weekend in the Amazon

I wasn't originally supposed to go on this trip. But at the very last minute I suddenly realized that I'd be an idiot to go to Peru and NOT see the Amazon. It was not at all what I expected it to be. It was much more subdued, more powerful, and significantly less scary than it's made…