Looking to Move Abroad? Numerous people and celebrities have steadily said that if Donald Trump won the US election they would move to another country. Some of those people, perhaps even you, have dreamed of what it would be like to move to Korea, whether it's with your family, individually to teach English or just [...]
How to spend your first 48 hours in Korea
Follow this checklist (in no specific order) to make sure that your first 48-hours in Korea will set your entire adventure off on a positive note! After multiple moves to live and work abroad, I’ve developed a sense of how to make the best of the first 48 hours in your new home in order [...]
Due to strict ID requirements, getting connected to the Internet when you first arrive in Korea can be difficult, and the Internet services you're used to may not be available. Anthony spent three years living and working in Korea, and is now the Senior Transition Expert at The Arrival Store. In that position he's fielded [...]
Moving to Korea with a family can seem a Herculean effort, yet the opportunities to learn, travel, and grow closer as a family draw scores of families overseas every year. Here, Brian Beatty gives us the benefit of his experience moving his family out to Korea. Brian never knew that a chance meeting with Bernadette [...]
You’re counting down the days until your flight to Korea—and a new life abroad—but you aren’t sure you’ve done all you should have. Check this list to make sure you’re prepared! Sarah is a Portland, Oregon native who crossed the Pacific for the opportunity to live and work in Seoul, South Korea. Through trial-and-error she [...]
Between the language barrier, the conflicting information available online, and all the confusing terms, finding an apartment in Korea is no easy task. We asked the guys from Your Ultimate Apartment to share their expertise. Joseph appreciates a balanced perspective. He grew up on both the east and west coasts of the United States, and continued [...]
In part two of her paean to "rural" Korean living, Amanda shares with us her top 8 reasons to live outside of the major hubs of Seoul, Busan, and Daegu. Amanda is a self-proclaimed city girl, born and raised in the densely populated suburbs of New Jersey, only a hop, skip, and a jump from [...]
Deciding where to live in Korea is daunting: not everyone can live in Seoul, but what is life like in the "rural" areas outside of Korea's mega metropolises? Amanda is a self-proclaimed city girl, born and raised in the densely populated suburbs of New Jersey, only a hop, skip, and a jump from New York [...]
Finding Christmas dinner in Korea is nearly impossible, so here are some recipes and tips to help you prepare your own - despite that tiny apartment. A three-year veteran of Korea, Anthony has twice hosted full-out Christmas dinners in tiny spaces. Last year saw 12 people feasting on roast pork, chicken, and potatoes, apple sauce, [...]

Korea can be a hard place to move to if you don’t know what to expect. Read on to arm yourself against the common obstacles and make the start of your Korean adventure buttery-smooth. A three-year veteran in the war against Korean monoglottery, Anthony has been through this process twice and is here to tell […]