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How I Started A Business In South Korea

This guest post is written by Richard, a small business owner who moved to South Korea to teach English to adults.  Eventually, he shifted to opening a successful translation company.  Having traveled to over sixty countries, his love for travel and living the digital nomadic lifestyle was nonstop until the pandemic.   Discover how he adjusted […]

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Get Snacks From South Korea

Favorite Korean Snacks With the huge popularity of Squid Games this year South Korea’s food and snacks have been on full display.  However, dalgona is not the only candy or snack that’s fun to eat and slightly sweet.  I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite snacks. Looking for information about Korean snacks? Get […]

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Where To Buy Korean Food

Korean Food & Snacks Options  Shopping online for Korean snacks and drinks has never been easier than it’s right now.  Bulgogi has been added to the Oxford dictionary as well as several Kpop terms.  However, nothing is beating the popularity of Korean movies, dramas, and variety shows. More people than ever are looking for Dalgona […]

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How To Read Korean Food Labels

Tips for identifying brand names, ingredients, and nutritional information  Food labels are already difficult to understand, add in another language and it can become an almost impossible task.  Whether you’re looking for one of the major top allergens or have another dietary restriction, these tips will help you translate the product name, ingredients, and nutrition […]

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Black Business Owner In Korea Interview

Cultural Strides Abroad  Jason Holmes is a black-owned business owner who founded the online business Kimchi Socks LLC based out of America and here in South Korea, Songtan Mugs.  Kimchi Socks LLC is an accessories brand that focuses on selling socks tied to various community groups. In a similar space, Jason created Songtan Mugs, where […]

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Escapism Amid Pandemic

Stay Safe, Stay Home Playlist Instead of blogging about business topics or what I’ve learned during a recent webinar or conference.  I want to share what videos I have been watching when I need a good laugh, to relax, or feel nostalgic.   So without further ado here’s my recent playlist of Youtube videos I can […]

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Jogong: International Fan Service

Coffee Carts, Subway Ads, and Flower Gift Sets South Korea has a long-standing subculture of Jogong.  What’s Jogong you may ask? According to The Korean Times “Jogong” is a culture of gift-giving to celebrities. You can read more on this article “Besotted Fans Splash Out On Cars, Watches For Their K-pop Idols” on The Korea […]

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International Fans: 5 Ways To Not Feel Left Out

Ideas For Struggling International Fans Who Like Kpop/K-dramas So you’ve started on your journey of learning more about South Korea since you’ve discovered a K-pop group or Korean drama that you really like.  Yet, how do you stay connected to events/life in Korea when you live thousands of miles away? I’ve noticed that a lot […]

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South Korea Blog Posts

Blogs About South Korea Previously, I wrote about my favorite variety tv shows, and YouTubers in South Korea.  I think that it’s only fitting I share my favorite blog posts on South Korea.  Some of the bloggers on this list I discovered on Pinterest through their stories and travel tips.  While other blogs I read […]

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South Korea Winter Packing Tips

10 Useful Things To Pack For Winter In South Korea South Korea has a lot of things to do during the Winter.  Whether you visit tourist attractions like the Garden of Morning Calm, La Petite France or Christmas shopping in Myeongdong.  If you’re visiting South Korea more than likely your stay will be a week […]