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

How to get a Korean SIM card

HOW TO GET KOREAN SIM CARD Visitors or foreigners coming to Korea which are purchase online prior to the arrival and pick up at the airport, or getting the SIM card from the airport telecom company service desk or airport convenience stores after arrival. BEFORE BUYING A SIM CARD Make sure your phone is unlocked. If the device you are willing to use is restricted to specific telecom company or specific country, you cannot use the device with Korean local SIM You unlock your phone by calling your cell carrier. They will unlock it for you as long as ... Read more >

How to get a Korean SIM card2022-01-21T15:49:00+09:00

How to Convert Your Clothing Size in Korea

Korean clothing sizes for women Since the sizes of the clothes are measured according to Korean standard body frames, a medium in your country can be totally different from a medium in South Korea. The majority of Korean women are quite petite, the most produced size being a 55 (or international size small!). Even the shape of garments is slightly different in Korea. You might have noticed that clothes in stores start a little smaller and finish a little smaller as well. South Korea does not have many options of plus sizes, however there are specialty shops in foreigner districts ... Read more >

How to Convert Your Clothing Size in Korea2022-01-21T15:49:50+09:00

How to get to HYU from Airport

Address: International Building, Hanyang University 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu Seoul, 04763, Korea From Incheon Int’l Airport Limousine Bus #6010 Approximately 90 minutes 15,000 KRW Bus stops at Wangsimni Station Taxi Approximately 80 minutes 70,000 KRW (standard) Subway Approximately 100 minutes 4,500 KRW (proportion of distance) Take Incheon Airport Railroad Incheon International Airport Station > Hongik University Station Transfer to subway line 2 Hongik University Station> Hanyang University Station Campus Navigator 인천국제공항: https://www.airport.kr/ap_cnt/en/tpt/direction/direction.do 코엑스: https://www.coexcenter.com/directions-map-subway/

How to get to HYU from Airport2022-01-21T15:50:23+09:00

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 to ... Read more >

English Websites for Online Shopping in Korea2022-01-21T15:50:47+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 ... Read more >

10 Korean Numbers You Should Know In Case of Emergency2022-01-21T15:51:45+09:00
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