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English Websites for Online Shopping in Korea

Koreans are professionals when it comes to “Home Shopping”, and you’ve probably heard of a few websites to shop from such as Gmarket, Interpark and Coupang. But these websites are mostly written in Korean, so in case you’re not fluent in Korean yet, we found you some Korean online shopping malls in English. Whether you’re looking for groceries, fashion, cosmetics or even technology and furniture, they’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of the best websites that will make your life easier (and cheaper) in Korea. ALL/MULTI PURPOSE ONLINE SHOPS Global Gmarket (Android/IOS) Gmarket is the most famous website [...]

English Websites for Online Shopping in Korea2020-02-17T20:15:02+09:00

VEGAN / PLANT-BASED SURVIVAL GUIDE

VEGAN / PLANT-BASED SURVIVAL GUIDE Eating out as a vegetarian in Seoul is tough. However, eating out as a vegan is even more difficult. Although you might not require a warning at this stage, it is going to be extremely challenging to come across a variety of vegan meals on a day to day basis. [Refer to these uploads – one, two – for more information.] Which is where this guide comes in to make sure your vegan cravings are met! You definitely won’t miss out on the fun. First: It is important to remember that cross-contamination is inevitable – especially if you’re going to [...]

VEGAN / PLANT-BASED SURVIVAL GUIDE2020-02-17T20:15:02+09:00

Explore Seoul By Bike (a.k.a. 따릉이)

The Seoul Metropolitan Government launched a public bike-sharing service in 2015 called Seoul Bikes (“따릉이” in Korean). It was designed to be a self-operating rental service that could be used conveniently by anyone. The system was designed to resolve issues of traffic congestion, air pollution, and high oil prices in Seoul, and to build a healthier society while enhancing the quality of life for Seoul citizens. Currently there are 20,000 Seoul Bikes available to users, with plans to expand the project in the coming years. Seoul Bikes are a great way to travel distances that are a bit too [...]

Explore Seoul By Bike (a.k.a. 따릉이)2020-02-17T20:15:02+09:00

10 Korean Numbers You Should Know In Case of Emergency

For a safe stay in Korea, it is helpful to know some of the Emergency/Medical hotline in Korea. Along with the Emergency hotline in Korea, we introduce some of the helpline for Foreigners in Korea. All of the numbers below provide services in English and some also in other languages for example Chinese. Emergency/Medical Hotlines 112  | Police Call to report life-threatening situations and emergencies requiring law enforcement. Text service and location tracking service is also available. 119 | Fire & Ambulance The fire department and health emergencies requiring ambulance service. There’s also an English reporting section on their website. 182 | Missing Persons & Stolen [...]

10 Korean Numbers You Should Know In Case of Emergency2020-02-17T20:15:02+09:00