Homosexuality in South Korea

Homosexuality is still considered as a taboo in Korea. For sure, it is not as open as other Western countries. The one Korean gay celebrity that people mostly have heard of would be Hong Seok-cheon. After revealing his homosexuality, he had gone through a tough time in terms of his career as a celebrity. Fortunately,

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New Bus Line for Night Owls

Even though public transportation is pretty accessible in Korea, it is necessary to take a taxi back home after a night out, especially on fire Friday ´Bulgeum´ (불금)! Buses stop running between midnight and 5 am, which makes it a little difficult for night owls. I remember staying up at a Burger king once because

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The Dreadful Jangma Season

Once again it is the season of rain and wind, the Jangma season. Every year during late June through July, the most annoying Jangma season (known as rainy season or monsoon season by Koreans) will be visiting South Korea with lots of rain and wind, where it may cause some places to flood due to heavy

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Home Delivery Service in Korea

Talk to anyone who lives in Korea, or anyone who has spent time here in the past, and ask them to list the top 5 things about living in Korea. I guarantee that in any top 5 you will hear the term “Beh-Dal” (배달) or in other words: the fact that you can get all

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The Allure of Korean JjimJilbangs

The Allure of Korean JjimJilbangs is strong with this one! Korean JjimJilbangs, or saunas, are essentially baths and spas where people come in, get naked, sweat and relax.  Upon hearing about them, most foreigners are appalled about being around a bunch of naked people- especially quite possibly being the only foreigner. Only one visit is

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Accommodation in Korea

Accomodation in Korea is various really. Here is brief introduction to what is available to you in Korea. As a foreigner in Korea, There is some affordable options for accommodation in Korea. Sharehouses (쉐어하우스) are becoming more common these days, due to the high number of internationals moving to Korea now either for study, travel or

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