How to Obtain a Credit Loan in Korea for Non-Koreans

Like all finance-related matters for non-citizens in Korea, the question of whether a personal credit loan is obtainable or not is a tricky one with many determining factors. To answer it in a nutshell- it is possible for a non-Korean citizen to obtain a bank credit loan- albeit not so simple. For banks, their understandably

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Starting a Business in Korea- A General Guideline

Though teaching remains the predominant field of work for most expats in Korea, an increasing number of individuals are seizing the opportunities that lay in the Land of the Morning Calm by starting their own business. From bars and restaurants to dance studios and shops, the number of businesses with expats at the helm continues to

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Gmarket – Korean Online Shopping Paradise

When you think of online shopping the obvious names that come to mind are Amazon, eBay, Play.com usually. But if you are living in South Korea than these big names are not easily available, so where can you go???  Well the answer to people like us is Gmarket, It is similar to eBay (minus the

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Ice Skating Rink at Seoul City Hall

Winter activities in Seoul? What’s the must do activities in Winter? Skiing? Snowboarding? Hiking? Theme Park? Relaxing at the Jimjilbang? Or having a go at some Ice fishing?. If you haven’t done any winter activities, how about some ice skating for a good start?Follow me on my journey to the Ice rink. Before that, remember only

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Working in Korea – The F6 Visa

Of all the various visa types available to work in Korea, the F6 is amongst those which provide the greatest level of freedom and flexibility. This visa is the one offered to foreign spouses of Koreans who wish to live and work in Korea. It is a little bit harder than many visas to obtain

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Free Wi-Fi Anywhere in Korea!

Travelling or Living in Korea? You’re looking for some free Wi-Fi hotspots so you can leech off for free right? Many places like McDonald’s, Starbucks, Caffe Bene and even some taxis offer free Wi-Fi, but for some odd reason passwords aren’t made so clear.  FEAR NOT….. Here’s are some quick tips so you can unlock

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Pregnancy Guide for Non Korean expecting mothers

What to expect when you are expecting? A question that pops up, the moment you realize that you have hit that road. On top of it, imagine living far away from your friends and family in such a dicey situation. As a new parent myself, here I share my personal experiences and thoughts. And hopefully

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