H-1 Visa : Working Holiday

This visa is for individuals who wish to study, travel or explore the visiting country while working temporarily to support their trip. Eligibility You are are eligible to apply for a H-1 visa if you are the citizen of a country that has signed a working holiday agreement with the Republic of Korea. As of

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C-3-1/ C-3-2/ C-3-8/ C-3-9 Visa

In December 2011, C-3 visa which was originally the tourist visa was combined with C-2 visa. Hence, C-3 visa has a series of subcategories. In my last post I talked about the C-3-4~ C-3-6 visa which fall under the short term business travel. In this post I’m going to talk about C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9 which

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B-1 Visa exemption (사증면제)

This is basically a passport stamp for citizens from countries which do not require a visa of any kind to travel to Korea for 30, 60, 90, or 180 days. Eligibility  You must be a citizen of a country that has signed a visa waiver agreement with the government of the Republic of Korea. Required

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Naminara Republic on Nami Island (Travel notes)

Did you know that there is a state inside South Korea, called Naminara Republic? I never knew that before last Sunday, when I was taken to that place called Nami Island, 50 minutes North-East from Seoul. Well, it is practically not a state, but rather an amusement park, which builds its image around the romantic

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Kong Bul (콩불)

Whenever I have friends or family visiting, they know they can always count on me to take them to the best food places. Of course, after a day or two in Korea there’s a good chance they’ve already maxed out on Korean BBQ and street food and are looking for uncommon Korean dishes to devour,

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Black Day and a Good Bowl of Jajangmyeon

In Korea, following February 14th (Valentine’s Day) and March 14th (White Day), is the unofficial holiday “celebrated” on April 14th known as Black Day. While both Valentine’s Day and White Day focus on the romance shared between couples wrapped in matching couples clothes, spoon-feeding each other food and flaunting the sheer joy of NOT being

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The NEW Hello Kitty Cafe

Hongdae’s Hello Kitty Cafe has got to be one of the neighborhood’s biggest attractions. Down a small alley on Hongdae’s busiest shopping street stood a lovely two story bright pink cafe, with that iconic HK bow on it. Everyday, tons of foreigners and tourists flocked there just to take in the intense amount of cuteness

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