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I moved to South Korea in April 2022. Come along as I explore this beautiful country!

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9 Things to do in Seoul during Rainy Season

If you happen to be traveling to South Korea during the summer, you will most probably also experience what the rainy season is like. The rainy season differs each year but usually goes from June until mid/end July. In some

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5 Instagrammable Cafes in Seoul

Seoul is home to hundreds of beautiful and unique cafes all throughout the city. You will find minimalistic all the way to very fancy decorated or themed cafes. There is definitely something for everyone. And although there are so many

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Visiting Jeonju Hanok Village with autumn trees

Guide to Visiting Jeonju, South Korea

Jeonju, the former capital of the Hubaekje Kingdom of Korea, is nowadays the capital of the North Jeolla Province and only a short drive or train/bus ride away from Korea’s capital city Seoul.  It’s a beautiful city full of history

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Pink Muhly in Gyeongju

Pink Muhly in Gyeongju, South Korea

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons and being in Korea during this season gives me so many opportunities to see all of the beautiful colors Korea has to offer. The pink muhly in Gyeongju is one of those places

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Guide to Gyeongju Observatory behind flowers

Complete Guide to Gyeongju, South Korea

Gyeongju (경주), South Korea – once the capital of the ancient Silla Kingdom of Korea is now a very popular destination for both locals and tourists. You’ll find many historical sites as well as lovely Hanok cafes and a beautiful

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Some tips when traveling to Korea

01.

Download Naver Maps or Kakao Maps

While Google Maps is used in most countries around the world, it won't help you much in Korea. Here we mainly use Naver Maps or Kakao Maps to navigate through the country.

02.

Get a T-Money Card

In order to use public transportation such as busses and subways, your best friend will be the T-Money card that you can top up at all subway stations or at Convenience stores. Just keep in mind that you can only top it up with cash!

03.

Apply for K-ETA!

A newly introduced entry method is the K-ETA Application. Make sure you fill this out in advance. However, do make sure to always check your countries embassy for all entry requirements in advance!

04.

Taxis - red means available, green means taken

As confusing as this might be, if you are trying to flag down a taxi, keep an eye out for the one with a red sign instead of the green. The red ones are usually the ones that are available for transportation and the green ones are full or booked already.

05.

Wear masks indoors

In Korea, it is still a requirement to wear masks indoors. However, you do not need to wear a mask outdoors.

Guide to Gyeongju Observatory behind flowers

당신의 미래는 지금 당신이 무엇을 하고 있는가에 달려 있다.

Your future depends on what you do in the present.