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How to be Connected from Day One While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 @ 06:05 PM

South Korea is known for its fast WiFi and there is even a belief that one can move around Korea by simply relying on free WiFi. However, the first time I lived in Seoul as an exchange student, I suffered greatly due to this belief. Having data and a Korean cell phone number makes everything so much easier! Especially considering that during your first week of training, you will have almost no time to set up a cell phone contract. In fact, you cannot even set up a contract until you have your Alien Registration Card - which can take up to a month to get. Moreover, the assistance with setting up your official cell phone contract may or may not provided once you arrive at your branch.  However, despite these barriers I will teach you through this blog about how you can get connected immediately upon arrival during your time teaching in Korea.

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Tags: cellphones in Korea, cellphones, wifi

4 Ways Korea Took Me By Surprise

Posted on Sun, Jul 06, 2014 @ 08:13 AM

In a good way, of course. Here's what I mean: no matter how much you prepare for a big move to another city, state, or country, you're bound to find aspects of life in the new place that completely surprise you. Maybe it's just a larger degree of something you already expected, or maybe it's something you didn't anticipate at all. Regardless, this is just the reality of going to a new place. Here are four aspects of life in Korea that surprised me...

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Tags: safety, Korea, living in Korea, life in Korea, wifi, teaching in Korea

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