Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!

Managing Your Utility Expenses While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Thu, Mar 08, 2018 @ 06:15 PM

Regardless if you your contract includes housing or not, you still need to pay your utilities. I work in Gangnam, Seoul and work for April’s Daechi Branch. Thus, I live in one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Seoul. Considering real estate prices are considerably high in my area, I didn’t know what to expect when it came to my utility bills. As a person who didn't take into consideration how much electricity, gas or hot water I used during my first two months teaching in Korea, I believe I am able to tell you with certainty that there is no reason to fret.  It’s very inexpensive. Don’t believe me? I’ll break it all down for you.

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Tags: bills in korea, Expenses

Things to keep in mind while teaching in Korea

Posted on Thu, Sep 20, 2012 @ 08:13 AM

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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Tags: a year in Korea, things to think about before coming out to korea, stress in korea, money in korea, banks in korea, loans in korea, bills in korea, responsibility in korea, getting paid in korea, future plans

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