I Can Speak English

I'm a Korean American adoptee who returned "home" to discover who I am, foster the relationship with my birth family, travel, and teach impossibly cute elementary students. I blog about random bits.

April 16, 2015 – One Year Later – The Sewol Ferry

Today was a beautiful day in Korea – sunny and clear, though a bit chilly. For a brief time in the afternoon, however, the sky became gray and rain pounded … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Korea Travel Tip #5 Free Shuttle Buses

I talked about how to navigate the intercity buses in Korea to be like a local, but embrace yourself as a foreigner by taking advantage of free intercity shuttle buses. … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

A Taiwanese Chinese New Year – CouchSurfing with a Family

During Chinese New Year, Adam and I were fortunate enough to spend it with a Taiwanese family in Taichung, which literally means the center of Taiwan. The third largest city … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Traveling in Taiwan for Chinese New Year: 7 Tips

Worried about the crowds and closed shops in Chinese New Year in Taiwan? Don’t be discouraged! Here are 7 tips to survive your trip.

March 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Korea Travel Tip #4: Traveling Korea via Bus

Some tips on traveling in Korea via bus.

February 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Korean Travel Tip #3: Save Money on Accommodation with Jjimjilbangs

What if I said you could have a fantastical shower, steam those toxins out, have a place to sleep, all while having a real Korean experience for $7-14 a night? What’s that you say? Okay, I’ll tell you more!

February 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Korea Travel Tip #2: 1330 Korea Travel Hotline

Remember this number when traveling in Korea.

February 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

Sabah, Borneo – Adventure, Nature, and Wildlife

From dense rainforests housing endangered animals to thousands of species of fish surrounding Sipadan Island, Sabah, Borneo is a paradise for those seeking adventure, nature and wildlife.

February 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gwangju. City of Light

An Irish expat living in my town put together this video to capture the place that I’ve been calling home for over two years. Beautifully portrays this wonderful city of … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 Review

It’s that time of year again… Time for me to reflect on the past year and think about the upcoming year. This is a personal post more for my own … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · 1 Comment


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