I mention on the front page that the most popular posts listed there are "not necessarily an indication of inherent quality", and it's true. For the most part, people search the web for information on a specific topic, and the popular posts are a reflection of which articles on this site google thinks are a good fit for those sorts of queries.
If, however, you have some time and would like to read some hopefully entertaining and interesting stuff by me, then these are the posts I am most happy with.
My adventures in attempting to stage a production of Romeo and Juliet with Korean middle school kids at my university’s Winter English Camp.
Korean hostess bars are places where you are served drinks by attractive girls who will flirt with you. This is about a time I went to such a place with a good Korean friend, KH.
The fear of travel, and of the unknown – why I first came to Korea, and the two best pieces of advice I ever received for how to travel well.
An almost exhaustive list of the English language slogans of Korean cities – from Fantasia Bucheon to Just Sangju.
A long story about an extended attempt to avoid desk-warming, an apple, and a beautiful Korean art-student.
Ten methods I have used in studying Korean, from Rosetta Stone to watching Korean dramas, and everything in between.
The story of Yeti, a troubled kid with a strange English name who was one of the best and most memorable students I have met in Korea.
I will soon start a new job teaching at a tiny elementary school in Gyeonggi-do. This is about saying goodbye to the teachers and students at my old school.
Korea’s love-affair with the tagada, also known as the taga disco or tambourine ride, a hilariously dangerous amusement park ride.
Why bullying is such an issue in Korean schools – the phenomenon of wangtta, the Daegu suicide case, and my experiences trying to teach a wangtta.