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Selling a car in Korea- All you need to know

It’s all well and good to find a buyer for your car, but where do you actually go to transfer ownership and so on? That’s what I…

Meeting Marcy Katz

The internet is a funny sort of place. You can meet all sorts of people on the internet and it's made the world a smaller place. Two…

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.…

Dobongsan is not Just a Place to Hike

Now that summer is almost officially here, I want to share one of my favorite places to visit, Dobongsan! Dobongsan is known for its great hiking trails…

Korean Yearbook Photos You Have to See!

As I am typing this it is 2:15 AM and I'm watching the Olympics waiting for my instant coffee queen, Kim Yoona to skate her freestyle run.…

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,…

Duty Free Me!

With the wave of the festive season, comes the tide of travel and a change of season. And many of us in Korea want to escape the…

Seoul Lantern Festival 2013

It's that time of the year again when the Seoul Metropolitan hosts its annual lantern festival. Since its inception in 2009, the festival has grown tremendously in…

5 popular live music venues!

  South Koreans are the world's biggest consumers of hard liquor, imbibing an average of 11.2 shots per week. With spirits and soju in hand, many Seoulites…

Films in Korea

It seems that since I have been living in Korea I go to see a movie at least every two weeks. Ticket prices here, compared to NZ,…

Police Interrogations

You really do not want to find yourself on the wrong side of the law in Korea not least because a Korean “slammer” is not a very…

What is a Shareholders' Agreement?

It is probably best to answer this question in a somewhat tedious and didactic fashion. A company is a separate legal entity from an individual; it is…

Close Up Photography

  [caption id="attachment_135" align="aligncenter" width="575"] Balinese Butterfly by Tom Coyner © 2015[/caption] Now that the weather has warmed up, all creatures great and small are reappearing.  While…

Photographing in Rainy Weather

  Earlier this month, I went to Japan in search of photographing the sakura (cherry blossoms) at their peak bloom.  But Japan being Japan, the weather made…

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…

Zandari Festa, a Weekend Festival "Bridging" Together People and Music

  This weekend marks the fifth year of the Zandari Festa in Hongdae. From Friday, September 30th through Monday, October 3rd, people of all sorts, musically and…

The Band,...Whatever That Means.... is Taking their Music Back to the States for a Second Tour

It is interesting how one side project can turn into something bigger as it did for the band, ...Whatever That Means.... Seoul-based melodic punk band, Whatever That…

Eton House Prep's Music Academy Annual Concert, 2017-2018

Wonderful week of concerts at EtonHouse Prep!

North London Collegiate School Jeju - Secrets of Success

You can learn all about the North London Collegiate School Jeju, and the academic triumphs of this year's outgoing class. Get a better sense of what NLCS Jeju is all…

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.…

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