One of the toughest parts about living in a new city, especially if you are in a different country, is understanding the various transportation systems. Not only can maps be in a different language, but you may be unaware about what are the most cost effective and efficient options to get you from point A to point B. It is for this reason why I wanted to write a blog to provide new teachers, and those scheduled to begin teaching in Korea in the near future, the ultimate transportation guide to make their first days and weeks a little easier. In my blog I will talk about all the modes of transportation in Korea, including everything from taking a train to utilizing Kakao T.Read More
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Making the move from your home country to Korea is a big deal. You will love your time here and grow to embrace the Korean culture. To make your time even better, check out my 3 tips that you should know to make your transition a lot smoother as you begin your time teaching in Korea.Read More
Korea’s public transportation system is one of the best in the world. They have made it so quick, easy, and accessible that it is almost too helpful. Having gone from an area in the U.S. where there is little to no public transportation, it was a culture shock that I soon fell in love with. I absolutely hate driving, and public transportation system is one of the many reasons I love Korea and have stayed here so long. In order to help new people who are teaching in Korea, I will go into detail of how to use the public transportation system.Read More
The mobile industry is huge in Korea! Almost everyone has a smartphone and uses their device for communication, entertainment, navigation, education shopping and saving. Since living in Korea I have downloaded so many helpful apps that the whole population uses on a daily basis. Here are some of the apps I would recommend downloading and using if you are living or planning on moving to Korea.Read More
Living in the ‘burbs north of Boston for my entire life until college, public transportation was a foreign concept to me. If you did not have a car then you were condemned to a dark existence of bumming rides off your friends, (which unfortunately many of my own friends had no qualms about), or just accepting the fact that you would be stranded without any social options. So obviously, living in South Korea was a bit of an adjustment in terms of getting from Point A to Point B (or I guess Pointㅏto Point ㅂ?) But without a doubt the excellent public transportation is one of this country’s most redeeming qualities. Allow me to give you a quick run-down of your various options and a few pieces of advice.