As a bank manager in the U.S., I was in complete shock with how convenient banking in Korea is. In the U.S., it seems that there was so much paperwork and red tape that you needed to do just to get tasks accomplished. Shortly after you arrive to teach in in Korea you will quickly realize how convenient and efficient banking is compared to back home.Read More
Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!
This is my second Baseball season as an English Teacher in South Korea. Last year, I blogged about baseball and how the Samsung Lions won the League. Well, the season has just kicked off again! As a word of advice for anyone who is considering going to a baseball game in Korea, it is definitely worth it! There is so much fun and hype behind each and every game, I would go to all of them if possible.
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When I first came to South Korea to Teach English, I had many questions and things to do. Like getting a cell phone or opening up a bank account. Luckily for me, my school helped me with both. Within a week of being in Korea I had a cell phone and a bank account. This blog will explain the process of opening up a bank account for English Teachers in South Korea. It will cover everything from opening up the account, to transfering money home and to day-to-day banking here in Korea (which is pretty awsome and cheap!).
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This post is not to scare anyone away from coming to teach English in South Korea. It's more like a reminder/advice about things to take care of before making the trip across the world. I wish I knew about this before I came out so things could have worked out smoothly.
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