C-1 Visa: Temporary News Coverage (Journalist visa)

This Short-Term News Coverage or Temporary Journalism visa is for individuals who want to enter South Korea for the purposes of temporary news coverage or reporting activities. Eligibility You are eligible to apply for the C-1 visa if you are : – a representative of the foreign media traveling to Korea for temporary news coverage – a journalist seeking temporary

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A-1 Diplomat Visa

I have lived in Korea for a while and have seen immigration laws change over the years. Moreover I have seen many foreigners get into trouble due to language barrier. The situation is worsened furthermore due to lack of clear information available in English. So I will try my best to clearly explain the eligibility,

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Goyang Flower Festival

Flowers are a beautiful, sure way to mark the end of the freezing, miserable temperatures that Korea is notorious for. As the country is blanketed in beautiful, colorful blossoms, spring flower festivals are a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. There was the Yeouido cherry blossom festival and Everland’s tulip and

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The Western Influence

During the past few months, there’s been a sudden increase in Western food products, both at the large supermarkets- E Mart, Homeplus, Lotte Mart- and smaller convenience stores- CU and 7/11. Anyone else celebrate when Reeses Nutrageous Bars appeared in the shops? How about when Biscuit Spread became readily available? Personally, my most recent exciting discovery was Milka

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Looking On The Bright Side…

The Korea Observer recently published this article, listing the ‘Top eight reasons why expats love Korea.’  The list was as follows: Price of Food Nightlife and Music Mountains and Hiking Safety/ Lack of Crime Internet Technologies Public Transport Respect Festivals and Events You might not agree with all of these, but the list proves that

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A Lack Of Empathy = A Lot Of Problems

It’s fair to say that (the majority of) Koreans are among the nicest people you’ll ever meet; my Korean friends have always gone above and beyond to help me, and strangers have done the same. Saying that, there are many aspects of Korean behaviour which irritates foreigners, leading people to moan and criticise Korea. And

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