Articles about South Korea

Moving to a new country comes with some unique challenges – and who better to answer your questions than expats and relocation specialists. Below is a list of helpful articles packed with advice, tips, and first-hand experiences to help expats make a home for themselves in South Korea.

Kimchi and culture shock in South Korea

As with living in any foreign country, expats will inevitably face a bit of culture shock in South Korea. Nathalie Ledwidge, a South African expat teaching in Masan, shares these tips on how to cope with kimchi and shock in South Korea.

Teaching English in South Korea

A steady stream of English-speaking foreigners make their way to South Korea each year in search of financial, professional and cultural gain. Learn more about teaching English in South Korea.

Teaching in rural South Korea

In South Korea, ESL teachers usually head for the bigger centres like Seoul or Busan. But what’s it like living and working in the South Korean countryside? Sally Bucey shares her experiences of teaching in rural South Korea, as well as some tips to help you make the most out of your experience.

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