South Korea is an ancient country, steeped in history while being a hub of tech innovation – and opportunity. Find out all you need to know about living and working as an expat directly from expats who live there, who share their knowledge on everything from buying cars and moving apartments to shopping and the vibrant indie scene.

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Wolmido-The Most Korean Place Ever

My 쌍둥이친구 (twin friend) and I were looking for someplace epic to spend our last full day together. I would suggest something then she would shoot it…

Paju: Where the Skies are Blue and It Smells Like Country

As I prepared to leave Korea, I tried to schedule time with all of my friends, especially the ones that I didn't get to see very often.…

A list of Best Doctors in Seoul (Recommended by many Koreans)

A list of Best Doctors in Seoul Liver Transplant: Asan Hospital Dr. Lee Seung kyu Stomach Cancer: Yonsei Severance Dr. Noh Sunghoon Colon Cancer: Seoul National University…

The Ceilidh: Get your green dancing shoes ready

  Over the years people have become familiar with St. Patrick’s Day, but this month (October) it’s time to embrace ‘The Ceilidh’. The Irish Association of Korea…

Filling the Void - Snowboarding in Korea's Indoor Slopes

Seoul expat, John Shaw, is a snowboard enthusiast and blogger for Korea Snow.  He gives info on how he beat the summer-time blues and got through the…

Travel to Vietnam from Korea - Helpful Advice

Travel from Korea for vacation can sometimes be complicated.  Information in English is scarce and sometimes we can only rely on travel forums or friends for help.…

US school vs. Korean school, part II

I've been thinking about the biggest difference between Korea and the US and I figured it was how I used my time. In Korea I didn't have…

US school vs. Korean school

 I've been going to a school in the US for the previous two months and I have discovered many differences between Americans schools and Korean schools. Facilities, classes,…

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