Korea: Some things are cheaper here…

I mean, I know that the Korean brands are all cheaper here. Especially when you factor in the fact that they give you a lot (and I mean a lot) of samples if you buy over $100 for the prestige brands (and a decent amount for the mass market brands…omg this sentence was long…).

But, I didn’t expect these two to be cheaper as well.

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First up is Birkenstock’s. Some are quite the catch here. These are the silver Rio’s I picked up. Taxes in, I paid $67CAN. Of course…I need to sell these off. I didn’t realize that they were two width, and the ones in Korea only come in Narrow for the women’s sizes OTL. What sucks more is that they are under $56CAN since they went on further sale (and Korea doesn’t adjust pricing once it has been bought).

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Next is Avene. I love the Thermal Water. The problem is that is is pretty expensive back home. Even when I use my SDM points to get it, and on bonus points days. But here, I got the BOGO for $22CAN (since I had a coupon for an addition $1 off). That is about $12 for one bottle. I’m sure it is much cheaper in France, but this is better than back home in Toronto. I know I will have to buy a few more before I leave…

I also found out from a potential new instructor, that she has a wifi egg that she carries around with her. It only cost her about $25 a month, and she gets 25gigs. Why don’t we have this back home?! Haha…With my trip back home coming up, and the fact that I will be without data access for 3 weeks is making me uncomfortable. This would def come in handy back home.

Korea: Some things are cheaper here…

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Seriously, love this thing. Makes data transfer SUPER easy. Don’t have to fumble with cords…


Just some of the socks I will take back with me in September…


One of my LOL & SMH moments with mom.

Ah…testing. my poor kids. Work hard, you can do it. #april어학원 #bupyeong #teachinginkorea

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My poor students doing their best for the written part of testing week…

Whenever I see ikon, exo, bts, bigbang…i always always think of my students… ㅋㅋ #loveit

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Bobby’s expression. Love it! xD

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Musical Friday – Waiting for Love

I was sitting in a Donkatsu store, after watching Finding Dory, when I heard this. Luckily my coworkers knew the song, since my phone couldn’t recognize it.

Why is the MV kinda depressing?
Anyway, I do like Avivii, so it has been another song that I have been playing a lot. I need music to keep me going lately, as I work 11:50-10 straight (my 5 minute breaks between classes cannot even be called breaks OTL).

Musical Friday – Waiting for Love

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Its been a long day. This week and the next is filled with testing. Shouldn’t be hard, but there is just so much stuff to do.

Also got to meet a potential new instructor today. That made me happy. But the heat. Oh my goodness the heat in Korea at the moment. Just…*melts*

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I already failed! Man oh man…

I had to help organize an event. Had to work on my day off, and do some prep at home. Was it worth it? In a way. I was glad that there were some who had fun.

Chicken is always the answer…or BBQ…but today, it was chicken.

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