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Visiting Dongdaemun Design Plaza Seoul International Handmade Fair

Dongdaemun Design Plaza Experience The weather was warmer and people wanted to spend time outside enjoying the outdoor activities they had missed because of the Winter.  This was my first trip going to Dongdaemun Design Plaza.  I was having a lot of first since coming to South Korea.  I read somewhere that’s why it feels […]

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Maangchi: Korean Grocery Store Blog

Emily Kim aka Maangchi Demystifies The Korean Grocery Store Yesterday, I was debating on whether I should posts a blog on necessary mobile applications while traveling Korea.  The alternative was posting a business startup checklist I created.  While I was being indecisive I did what I always do, I researched on the internet what has […]

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Path To Obtaining A Startup Visa In South Korea

Business Startup Visa Seoul Global Center Experience & Resources New Moon with a Lunar Eclipse, new agenda for the remainder of the year.  My journey first started because I wanted to meet new friends.  Now I know what you’re thinking, there are several options for meeting new friends while living abroad.  Anyone can search on […]

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South Korea

South Korea School System Pt. 2

New Dormitory at Hankuk University The office liaison told me to come to the office and meet him at three p.m. that afternoon and he would take me to the new dorm.  On my way to the office, I ran into him by a nearby coffee shop.  He asked if I had time to go […]

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South Korea School System

Final Exam At Hankuk University My semester at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Korean language program was coming to an end.  The teacher wrote on the blackboard the schedule for the finals.  This test would determine if I could transfer to level 2.  I couldn’t believe what she wrote on the board.  The test would […]

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How I Saved Money To Travel

Preparing For Travel to Seoul, South Korea I am not from a family that has ever taken yearly vacations.  It’s something that I have only read about in magazines and books.  In fact, the first time I ever got on a plane, flying longer than two hours, was a year after my mother passed away. […]

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Themed Cafes in Seoul, South Korea

Blute Flower Cafe, Tartine Bakery, and Mochi Where to begin when you discuss themed cafes in South Korea?  Although I went to several cafes there are still so many I wish to enjoy.  The first being the new Harry Potter Cafe in Daegu that just opened. If you’re looking to get warm from the cold […]

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Startup Assistance in Seoul

Startup Competitions and Meetup Groups in South Korea Obtaining positive reviews from consumers is crucial to any business future success.  The term “Word-Of-Mouth” is one of the words that perfectly describe South Korea’s business culture.  If you’re interested in the startup scene in South Korea check out these resources to assist foreigners with business development. K-Startup […]

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The Painters: HERO in Seoul

Hankuk University School Field Trip The class created a WeChat App group chats room in case any of us were ever absent we could text each other about the material covered in class and the homework assignment.  Mostly, the chatroom was used by our teacher to remind us about our homework assignments.  As part of the […]

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New Year’s in Seoul, South Korea

Happy New Year! Saehae Bok Mani Badeuseyo (새해 복 많이 받으세요)! For my New Year’s resolution, I wrote down a list of to-do items.  I was going to get out of the dorm and go places.  I was going to meet people.  I started signing up for several Facebook groups that centered around life in […]