When Is the Best Time To Visit Japan? Tips for Your Next Trip

Reading Time: 6 minutes One of my favorite destinations in the world is Japan — a place where the past and future coexist in Zen-like harmony. Where medieval castles and cyberpunk metropolises lie within driving distance of each other. Indeed, The Land of the Rising Sun is one of East Asia’s most fascinating and enchanting countries. Since I began…

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How To Teach English Abroad With EPIK Korea

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been living in South Korea for nearly 10 years, and it’s been a decade of amazing adventures. I’m thankful to have the chance to experience this beautiful country, something I could only manage to do by teaching English to Korean students. If you’re a citizen of an English-speaking country, you can also make a…

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10 Korean Gift Ideas that Encapsulate the Country’s Rich Heritage

Reading Time: 5 minutes Welcome, gift seekers and culture enthusiasts! Get ready to dive into a treasure trove of Korean goodies that’ll knock your socks off. I’m about to take a trip through Korea’s cultural wonders with a lineup of gifts that are as cool as they come. From handcrafted ceramics that’ll make your jaw drop to trendy K-Pop…

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Starbucks in Korea: Korea’s 12 Most Remarkable Starbucks Cafes

Reading Time: 4 minutes Korea’s coffee culture is a blend of tradition and innovation, and what better way to experience this fusion than by sipping your favorite brew in a setting that’s nothing short of extraordinary? I’ve scoured the vibrant streets of Korea to bring you a carefully curated list of the most remarkable Starbucks cafes in the country.…

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The 10 Best Places to Ski in Japan

Reading Time: 9 minutes Beneath Japan’s majestic landscapes lie some of the world’s most thrilling and picturesque skiing destinations. From the renowned powder havens of Hokkaido to the storied slopes of Nagano, Japan boasts a tapestry of skiing wonders that beckon enthusiasts and adventurers alike. In this guide, we go over the snow-kissed terrain to uncover the ten absolute…

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Sleeping in Transit: The Art of Napping for Travelers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Traveling can be an exhilarating experience, but it often comes with the challenge of managing sleep amidst long flights, train rides, and layovers.  Mastering the art of napping while in transit is crucial for travelers looking to maintain their energy, health, and enjoyment throughout their journey.  Understanding Sleep Cycles and Their Importance in Transit The…

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Must-Have Portable Skincare Products for On-the-Go Beauty

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the bustling rhythm of modern life, maintaining a consistent skincare routine can be challenging, especially when you’re always on the move.  The good news is that the beauty industry has evolved remarkably, offering a variety of portable skincare products that can effortlessly fit into your hectic lifestyle. Compact Cleansing Solutions The importance of cleansing…

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10 Amazing Places To Visit in Japan in Winter

Reading Time: 7 minutes Japan is a gorgeous country with distinctive seasons, so there’s something to feast your eyes on no matter when you visit. But while the cherry blossom viewing is the most popular, the winter season has its unique charm and beauty. Japan is one of the biggest countries in the world, so you can’t expect to…

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Top 5 Famous Restaurants in Korea You Should Visit

Reading Time: 6 minutes The culinary landscape of Korea is as rich as it is diverse. It is explosively flavorful, with unique textures, tastes, and ingredients that leave you asking for more.  It appeals to even the most discerning palates. While there are items that are an acquired taste, this tourist hotspot balances them with food joints offering dishes…

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Complete Guide To South Korea Visa Requirements

Reading Time: 6 minutes Around 17.5 million foreigners visited South Korea in 2019—a number that is only expected to increase as the country is overflowing with unforgettable experiences.  But before you head to this traditional yet contemporary wonderland, I advise you to get familiar with its visa requirements. In this article, I’ll shed light on the options available, but…

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Using Cultural Awareness in Education: Benefits & Strategies

Reading Time: 6 minutes Classrooms are becoming more accepting of diversity. Teachers and administrators are increasingly aware that no two students are the same. In addition to individual differences, they may have diverse ethnicities, languages, religions, and sexual orientations.  So how do you cultivate a welcoming and nurturing learning environment? This is a serious dilemma faced by educators not…

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Best Online TESOL Master’s Programs

Reading Time: 6 minutes With an MA TESOL (Master in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), you can get a job as an educator. It may even be a higher-paying job that caters to students from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds.  Since intense study is required to obtain this certification, you should work with the best online TESOL…

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The 10 Most Beautiful Traditional Villages in South Korea

Reading Time: 8 minutes South Korea is a country where the past seamlessly merges with the present, and nowhere is this cultural harmony more evident than in its traditional villages. From the vibrant streets of Seoul to the serene landscapes of Busan, these timeless hamlets offer a glimpse into the heart and soul of Korean heritage. In this blog…

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These are the South Korea Festivals You Absolutely Must Attend

Reading Time: 6 minutes South Korea is often seen as an industrial powerhouse with skyscrapers and the latest technology, but that’s not all there is to it. This stunning country in East Asia also has a distinct cultural legacy that’s worth experiencing through a mix of traditional and modern festivities.  Here are the best South Korea festivals and Korean…

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Kunming – The Best Place for a Chinese Immersion Program

Reading Time: 3 minutes Let me introduce a fantastic destination for you to spend your summer vacation by taking a Chinese language immersion program in China – Kunming. Keats School provides a perfect Chinese language program for you to enjoy, and here are some reasons to prove Kunming is the best place to learn Chinese in China. The mild…

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Travel Accommodation Guide: Choose the Perfect Place to Stay

Reading Time: 4 minutes Accommodation is a fundamental aspect of any travel experience. Travel accommodation can be the deal maker or breaker in making your journey a memorable or bitter one. Whether you’re a backpacker seeking adventure, a couple on a romantic getaway, or a solo traveler on a business trip, where you lay your head at night can…

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Asian Golf Tour: Unforgettable Golf Adventures in Asia

Reading Time: 4 minutes Asia, home to a wide array of captivating landscapes and a rich tapestry of cultures, extends a warm invitation to golf enthusiasts to embark on the remarkable journey that is an Asian Golf Tour. Golfing in Asia transcends the conventional boundaries of the sport, offering golfers an opportunity to not only hone their skills on…

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Use Music in Teaching English: Engage Via Rhythm And Rhyme

Reading Time: 4 minutes Language acquisition can be a challenging endeavor, especially when learning a foreign language like English. However, using music in teaching English can transform the learning experience, making it more engaging and effective. This way of learning can be particularly interesting for those who teach English abroad. In this article, we will explore the benefits of…

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Asia Cuisine – Experience the Rich Culture of Asia through the Art of Wok Cooking

Reading Time: 4 minutes Asian cuisine is celebrated globally for its rich flavors, varied textures, and the fascinating blend of ingredients.  The wok, a versatile round-bottomed pan, is deeply rooted in many Asian culinary traditions, from the aromatic stir-fries of China to the delectable street foods of Thailand, the savory delights of South Korea, and beyond. Cooking with a…

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Walking Solo: Asia Hiking Trips for Singles

Reading Time: 5 minutes Singlehood blesses you with a unique opportunity to explore nature’s beauty on your own. If you want to go on a hiking trip, some of the best trails are in Asia—home to old civilizations and diverse cultures. In this article, I share with you backpacking tips, reasons to hike in Asia, and the most wonderful…

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