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3 Must Know Tips for Packing for Korea!

Posted on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

Packing for Korea can be one of the most stressful things you do prior to moving across the world to teach abroad.  If you have never lived in Korea and or experienced Korean culture, misleading stereotypes and conflicting stories about what you can and cannot buy in Korea can make packing confusing.
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Tags: dressing in Korea, packing, Training Center, Clothes in Korea, traveling, training week

Hanbok Dress-Up: A Saturday While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Fri, Nov 09, 2012 @ 02:55 PM

A few close friends recently completed their year of teaching in Korea and returned home to the US. Although it was sad to see them leave, their last few months here were full of new adventures in Seoul. They made a list of things they wanted to accomplish before leaving The Land of Kimchi and I am glad they were serious in completing this to-do list. One Saturday, instead of heading into Seoul to experience the plethora of shopping and dining opportunities that we love, we ventured to a new part of the city and found our way to a traditional Korean hanok (home) where we (for less than $20) learned how to properly drink and serve tea and dressed in hanbok clothing.

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Tags: fashion in Korea, dressing in Korea, Korean culture, a year in Korea, seoul, free time, cultural experience, Activities to do in Korea, cultural activities, hanbok, tea, Weekend activities in Korea

Things to Bring from Home Before Teaching in Korea

Posted on Thu, Apr 05, 2012 @ 10:20 AM

I have many friends coming to teach English in Korea this upcoming year. Whether it is to visit or to teach a year in Korea, I have made a list of essential things for them to bring:

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Tags: fashion in Korea, dressing in Korea, teaching in Korea, a year in Korea, ex-pat life in Korea, medicine, arriving in korea, cellphones

5 Conventional and Unconventional Ways to Stay Warm

Posted on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 @ 12:41 PM


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Tags: dressing in Korea, ex-pat life in Korea, living in Korea, winter in Korea

Fashion in Korea: What to look out for

Posted on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 @ 02:06 PM

As you are preparing to teach English in Korea, it might be helpful to know exactly what types of clothes to pack and what you should leave at home.  I know in my case it would have been helpful if I had some guidelines on what to bring.  Even if you do forget an item, rest assured that you will have no problem finding most any style or size of clothing in Korea, but you will save yourself a lot of time, money, and energy if you are aware of what to pack before you travel to Korea.

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Tags: preparing to teach in Korea, fashion in Korea, dressing in Korea, teaching in Korea

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