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A Man's Guide to Buying Clothes in Korea

Posted on Fri, Aug 14, 2015 @ 02:10 PM

I am a bigger sized guy. (I’m 6’3, 250 lbs.), Finding clothes that fit me is difficult in Korea and online resources about where to shop for larger sizes are scarce.  This blog is dedicated to you  - the expat males who currently live in, or plan to move to Korea! Beware - you may not meet the average male Korean size. 

Recently while back in the U.S. for vacation, I was thrilled to find a  wide variety of clothes that fit me comfortably.  I replenished my wardrobe to meet my needs for the rest of the year in Korea. If you don't have the opportunity to visit home and stock up while living in Korea,  here are a few tips on where to buy clothes in Korea that will fit and what you should pack prior to departure.

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Tags: shopping in Korea, busan, IFC mall, myeongdong, Apgujeong, Lotte World Mall, Clothes in Korea, men's shoes, Texas Street, Gmarket

Going to shopping malls while teaching in Korea

Posted on Tue, Oct 02, 2012 @ 09:15 AM

I've been to my share of malls throughout my lifetime in the states, so why stop because I'm teaching in South Korea? I'm a true believer of retail therapy and if there's anyone out there like me, I hope this post will somehow have an impact on you.

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Tags: a year in Korea, money in korea, shopping in Korea, hollister in korea, IFC mall, internation financial center in korea

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