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Tips For Visiting The Optometrist, Dentist, and Hair Stylist in Korea

Posted on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 @ 02:00 PM

For medical procedures, many foreigners come to Korea from all over the world because of the reasonable prices and high quality. I remember while I was living in America, I hated going to the dentist and eye doctor because of how much money I would spend for my medical procedures. Even with insurance, I’d pay at least $80-$100 for each visit. Luckily here in Korea, the prices are not astronomical. Here are some tips to help you save money while you are living and teaching in Korea.

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Tags: life in Korea, shopping in Korea, living in Seoul, dentist, haircut in korea, benefits of living in Korea, eyeglasses, hairdresser, hair salon, cost of living, optometrist

3 Top Hair Salons to Use While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Wed, Apr 01, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

The thought of doing everyday things in a foreign country where you cannot speak the language can be  quite frightening.  For instance thoughts of where to find a  reliable dentist or how to open up a foreign bank account can become quite stressful. Being a woman, doing my hair was on the top of my list of worries and priorities!  When I became a teacher in Korea I was especially concerned of the salons in Korea since most people have black or brown hair. Horrifying thoughts of bright orange hair cluttered my brain from terrifying stories of other traveling buddies who had hair disasters in Asia. 

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Tags: haircut in korea, hairdresser, hair salon

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