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Crafting In Korea – A Quest For Supplies

Bookstores If you’re just starting or looking to take up a hobby, most bookstores can help you out. they carry pens, sketchbooks and pastels. While you’re in a bookstore you might want to pick up a manga-drawing book. There are a lot of them and they look so fun! Release your inner child and get […]

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Published on: January 4, 2017  -  Filed under: Blog

Another Common Korean Apartment Issue: Clogged Drains!

Is your bathroom/kitchen sink not draining? Do you find yourself having to deal with a watery mess? Don’t panic! Sadly, clogged drains are a normal part of day to day life in Korea. There are various products readily available everywhere that can help you solve this common household issue. Korean Equivalent of Draino or Liquid […]

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Published on: December 31, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

How To Send A Package Through The Korean Post

Whether you are moving back home and you would like to ship your stuff or you want to send a package home, the Korean Post is the cheapest option. The Korean postal system is one of the most efficient. Koreapost is preferred over private courier services businesses. General Information Post offices are open 9AM to […]

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Published on: December 29, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

Furniture, Furniture: Where To Get Some Furniture In Korea?

For many of us who live in accommodations provided by their employers, furniture is not a big issue. Commonly, apartments provided by the workplaces, come with partial furnishings. However, for people who have to find their own housing, finding proper furnishings can pose a problem. Furnishing the living space is not only expensive but it […]

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Published on: December 26, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

Tenant Rights In South Korea

When renting in South Korea, the language barrier is a reality you will have to deal with. The majority of the agencies do not offer their services in English. A Korean-speaking friend or your school can help you with renting but there is more you need to know. Most foreigners know their landlord as a stamp […]

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Published on: December 23, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

Things You Will Only Find In A Korean Apartment

No matter where you are from, living in Korea can be a fantastic and unique experience. Korea has many things to offer. It’s a technologically advanced concrete jungle with warm, friendly people. There are lots of things to see, and do. You can explore the museums and art galleries. Go on a shopping spree in the numerous […]

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Published on: December 20, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

Beyond Recycling – Getting Rid Of Large Items

After you’ve learned the proper way to recycle give yourself a pat on the back and move on to bigger and better things. As in learn how to dispose of large items. The lucky ones will not have to learn about until they move but for the unlucky ones (or just the ones with a serious […]

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Published on: December 16, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

How To Use JikBang To Rent Your Own Place

Jikbang is Korea’s biggest real estate website. The listings are posted both my real estate companies and by private individuals. Unfortunately, the website is only offered in Korean, but fear not, we are here to help. Here is a quick guide on how to use Jikbang to rent your own place. App The website has […]

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Published on: December 14, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

Why do Koreans prefer apartments over private houses?

Korea is the land of ‘concrete jungle’. About 60-70% of the total population resides in big, blocky, rectangular buildings. These blocky structures “resembles a coast-to- coast game of dominoes” according to an article in the Washington post. The same article mentions that an average Korean moves every five years, a steady vertical migration. So why […]

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Published on: December 10, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog

Make The Most Out Of Your Korean Kitchen

If you’re reasonably lucky or if you leave outside of Seoul, you’ll have a separate room for a kitchen. But even so, that room will probably be dim and cramped. Learn how to make the best out of your kitchen in Korea, whether or not it has its own room. Kitchenware/Tableware/Silverware/Bento Boxes   For all […]

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Published on: December 5, 2016  -  Filed under: Blog