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Korea 101

KOREA 101: Everything you need to know about living in Korea independently and confidently.

Country Guide/Travel Tips

How To Navigate Through Seoul

Apps To Download When Visiting Seoul



Temple Stays

Explaining Seollal, Lunar New Year

Explaining Chuseok, Fall Harvest Festival [coming soon]

Home/Neighborhood Life

Renting an Apartment / Tips For Renting An Apartment in Korea

Garbage and Recycling Guide in Korea

Apps for Food Delivery in Korea

Clothes Donations

Adopting a Pet in Korea / Pet Burial

Using Your Korean Laundry Machine

Making Restaurant or Beauty Reservations


How To Open a Bank Account [coming soon]

Credit Cards for Foreigners in Korea

English-Speaking Accountants in Korea


How to Get A Drivers License in Korea

How to Use Kakao Taxi

Riding a Motorcycle in Korea

Using the Seoul City Bike Rental System

How to Report a Taxi Driver


Getting a Phone Plan or SIM Card in Korea


How to Apply for National Health Insurance in Korea

International Hospitals

English-Speaking Dentists

English-Speaking OBGYN’s

Jobs in South Korea

Non-Teaching Jobs for Foreigners

10 Tips for Finding a Good Hagwon Job

Part-Time Jobs in Korea

Things To Know When Working In A Korean Company

Marriage/Divorce/Relationships in South Korea

Getting Married / Getting Divorced in Korea

Dating Apps

Gay Dating Apps

Sites for Making Friends


Korean Visas for Foreigners

Working Holiday Visa Guide

English-Speaking Accountants


Where to Go Shopping in Seoul

English Websites for Online Shopping

How to Order Off Amazon

Antique Shopping

How to Convert Your Clothing Size

Using Points/Rewards Cards in Korea

Studying in Korea

MBA Programs for International Students

Universities with English Programs

Free Korean Learning Apps

Helpful Korean Language Resources


Free Resources for Foreigners

How To Get South Korean Documents Apostille Certification

Voting in US Elections from Korea

Why is My Age Different in Korea?

How to Collect A Debt from Someone in Korea

Have a suggestion for our KOREA 101 list? Let us know in the comments below!

  1. Hi,
    I’m Rosanna and this summer my husband and I take a tour alone in Korea. We we would like to go go Hongdo and we would like to stay in Hongdo for 3/4 days. Can you help us to find a minbak in Hongdo?

    Thanks a lot


  2. Hey i don’t understand the magazine about Korean Pollution
    U know it’s all from China
    So we have to call this China Pollution

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