Friday Live: What to Pack When You’re Going to Teach English in South Korea

on March 13, 2018

So you’re contemplating heading over to teach English in South Korea? I returned from teaching English in South Korea in 2017, and today I’m sharing with you what I wish I’d taken with me and what I wish I hadn’t.

 

There are some obvious items in there like a warm coat and the right travel adapter, but look out for some of the more unexpected items like English books to read, western sized shoes for those of us with larger feet and for the ladies there’s a handy tip on the sanitary front I wish I’d known before heading over!

Is there anything you’d add or any questions you have for me on what to pack? Add your comment below!

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About Grace Martens

Grace is an enrollments coordinator at TravelBud signing people up to our many programs and helping them get all the answers to the questions they may have about taking the plunge and going overseas for amazing teach English abroad adventures.
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2 Comments

  1. Cara

    I am going to South Korea soon and am so stressed about what I need to pack! I found your video very helpful and enjoyable!

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    • Nick Paul

      Thanks so much Cara! Grace put a lot of thought into making the video so it’s great to hear it came in useful! Good luck in Korea 🙂

      Reply

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