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Expat Experience: Incheon, South Korea
My name is Lindsey Coulter and I’m a 30-year-old from Denver, Colorado. However, for the past two years I lived in Incheon, South Korea. As a freelance writer whose life revolves around travel, photography and the great outdoors I am almost always on the move and have also been a resident of rural Iowa, Chicago and even spent a season in Guatemala City. Seeing the world is definitely my passion, and I’ve visited countries as far flung as Mongolia, Taiwan, Ireland, Italy and the Dominican Republic. When I’m not planning my next adventure I am usually digging away in the garden, wandering through antique shops, sampling new restaurants or enjoying a movie marathon with my significant other.
After five years in the same social work job doing the same, monotonous tasks I decided a change was long overdue. I enjoyed life in Denver and had a great community of friends, but felt like I could and should be doing more. As an avid traveler I also longed to make my next adventure an extended one.
In late 2010, after meeting a friend who had taught English in South Korea, I took the plunge and began my own application process. In January of 2011 I accepted an elementary teaching position with the Incheon Office of Education in the Republic of Korea, and left just one month later...
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