Life in Korea

Food Delivery Apps and How to Use Them

Korea is known for its efficient and fast delivery food service. You can order anything from chicken wings to rice noodles. If you’re not completely confident in your Korean speaking abilities, there are delivery apps available to erase the anxiety of ordering over the phone. This article will be a comprehensive guide about which apps to download, how to use them, and key Korean phrases to remember in case of an emergency. Yogiyo(요기요) / 배달의 민족 / 배달통 It’s important to note that all three of these apps are completely in Korean. However, if you can read and write ... Read more >

Food Delivery Apps and How to Use Them2022-01-21T15:43:26+09:00

Survival Guide for the Non-Spicy Food Lover in Korea

Survival Guide for the Non-Spicy Food Lover in Korea Korean food is known worldwide for the rich flavor of spicy pepper and red pepper sauce. However, it could be alarming for a lot of travelers, or foreign residents, who are not big fans of the burning taste on their tongue. Frankly speaking, spicy food is unavoidable in most Korean restaurants or menus, however, it isn’t beyond help. There is a way around everything and today 10 Magazine will help you navigate around Korea’s fiery culinary path to its milder dishes. First off, let’s talk about technical terms and phrases ... Read more >

Survival Guide for the Non-Spicy Food Lover in Korea2022-01-21T15:43:38+09:00

3 Plentiful Seoul Parks to Visit

Seoul parks are places to take the family, visit museums, see animals, and just stretch out on a mat and relax. They are also great for people watching, as Koreans and their families flock to parks to socialize in public. With that in mind, here are short descriptions of three of the most interesting parks in Seoul. Yongsan Park | Yongsan-gu, Seoul On slightly rolling hills, Yongsan Park is adjacent to the National Museum of Korea and makes a lovely place to relax and cool off after taking in the exhibitions at the museum. The park is scattered with picnic ... Read more >

3 Plentiful Seoul Parks to Visit2022-01-21T15:44:43+09:00

Living Expenses in Seoul

Enjoying your days in Korea and Hanyang without a budget, you may find yourself wondering why your savings are running out. The following table shows the estimated expenses near Hanyang University (Wangsimni District). Meal for 2 people (Inexpensive Restaurant) 10,000 KRW Domestic Beer (0.5L draught) 4,000 KRW One-way Ticket (Subway) 1,250 KRW Taxi Start (Basic Tariff) 3,800 KRW 1 Winter Jacket in a Chain Store (ZARA, H&M, žžž) 80,000 KRW 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139,000 KRW 1 Bedroom Apartment Rent Per Month 600,000 KRW One cup of Americano coffee 4,000 KRW Major shopping places for household/consumer ... Read more >

Living Expenses in Seoul2022-01-21T15:46:11+09:00

The Ultimate Korean Ramen Guide (Cup Noodles)

The Ultimate Korean Ramen Guide (Cup Noodles) Walking into a Korean convenience store is an extremely stimulating experience. First, there’s a relieving rush of air conditioning, the greeting of familiar universal products like Powerade and Oreos, and suddenly thousands of plastic packages covered in Hangeul lettering and cutesy cartoon animal characters. To grab a quick lunch, one might be overwhelmed by the rows and rows of various flavored ramen on the shelves. With so many flavors of ramen, it can be difficult to navigate the differences between them. Use this “The Ultimate Korean Ramen Guide” to navigate the ramen madness and ... Read more >

The Ultimate Korean Ramen Guide (Cup Noodles)2022-01-21T15:46:35+09:00

How to Navigate Your Way in Seoul

Going to a new city is difficult enough without the added stress of figuring out how to navigate your way through the city’s terrain. There are five main ways to get around Seoul: bus, subway, taxi, and biking. Hopefully, this article will give you an idea of what those four ways look like in Seoul, South Korea. Subway Korea (App store/Google Play) Luckily, Seoul has one of the best metro systems in the world. The subway system in Korea is very easy to navigate, and the Subway Korea app makes things even easier. Available in both English and Korean, ... Read more >

How to Navigate Your Way in Seoul2022-01-21T16:01:09+09:00

Garbage Guide in Korea

If you just landed in Korea and are planning to stay for a while, you might have noticed that garbage disposal in South Korea works a little differently than it does in other countries. But no worries! This article will help you understand everything you need to know about garbage disposal and recycling in Korea. Garbage Bags There are various types of garbage bags in South Korea. One important matter to remember is that each district has its own official garbage bag so you will have to use the one that is exclusive to the neighborhood you live in. (i.e. ... Read more >

Garbage Guide in Korea2022-01-21T15:47:37+09:00

Places to Study at HYU

There are many places on and off-campus that would be very convenient to study with free Wi-Fi connections! Even if you’re not interested in studying, you are still welcomed to enjoy some coffee or tea and relax. ON-CAMPUS STUDY AREAS Paiknam Library For those that are looking into places to study on campus, Paiknam Library could be a perfect place for you! Paiknam Library (Building #501) provides a pleasant research and learning space with other amenities. Students can reserve a room for group studies, and of course, private study rooms and printing services are also available. But don’t forget to ... Read more >

Places to Study at HYU2022-01-21T15:48:05+09:00

Hanyang University Shortcut (a.k.a Portal)

The area of Hanyang University’s Seoul campus amounts to 408,786. The wide area of the school causes a lot of problems in mobility that make students exhausted even before reaching classrooms. Consequently, shortcuts called ‘Hanyang University Portals’ were made secretly, and only those who knew them used to use them in the past, but now most of the students take advantage of using them. However, it is difficult for international students and foreign exchange students to find them. Therefore, this is the introduction about Hanyang University Portals and let’s examine them one by one. Portal of Social Science building ... Read more >

Hanyang University Shortcut (a.k.a Portal)2022-01-21T15:48:31+09:00

How to get a Korean SIM card

HOW TO GET KOREAN SIM CARDVisitors or foreigners coming to Korea can purchase eSIM or a physical SIM card online prior to their arrival. If you have eSIM compatible phone, you don’t have to visit an offline counter in airport but just download a plan by scanning a QR code. You can keep your own phone number as well since you don’t have to remove your original SIM card. If you prefer a physical SIM card, you can purchase it online prior to arrival or after arrival at telecom company counters in airports.BEFORE BUYING A SIM CARDMake sure your phone ... Read more >

How to get a Korean SIM card2022-10-24T16:58:58+09:00
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