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A temple in the woods of South Korea.

  Expatriate Resources and Articles on South Korea

Featured Articles on South Korea
Teaching English in South Korea: Why All the Excitement? by Aubrey Jangraw
A Different Pace of Life: Living, Learning, and Teaching in Korea by Lindsay Nash
Living in Korea: Hollywood and Xenophobia by Lindsay Nash
Living in Korea: A Farewell Party, Korean Style by Sonya Natalia Heaney
Living and Teaching in Busan, Korea by Ian Moore
To Live and Teach in South Korea by Jalel Marti Sager
Teaching English and Living in South Korea by Lindy Sinka 
English Teaching Contracts in South Korea: What to Ask For and What Not to Stress Over by Lindsay Nash
Teaching College Prep in South Korea: A Higher Paid, Shorter Term Alternative to ESL by Alexis Sathre Wolff
On Being an EPIK Ex-pat: Teaching English in South Korea by Eileen Han
Living and Teaching in South Korea by Molly Kennedy
Teaching English in Korea: Public Schools are a Great Option by Wayne Johnson
Teaching English in Korea: Demand for Teachers is High, Rewards Generous by Jonathan Adams
How to Survive and Thrive Living in Korea as an EFL Couple by Jonathon Engels
Learn Korean in Seoul, South Korea by Sheila D'Souza
Slow Food in Korea: An Introduction to Korean Cuisine — From Kimchi to Bibimbap by Anna Maria Espsäter
Stay at a South Korean Temple: Program Offers Glimpse into Soul of the Country by Barbara Bunce Desmeules

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for South Korea Living in South Korea as an Expatriate is a directory of resources, jobs, and other information.

Expat Arrivals: South Korea has consolidated valuable information for the expats moving to the country and includes articles, interviews, and resources.

Expat Focus: Move to South Korea provides information and resources for those moving to or living in the country.

Internations: Expat Community in South Korea is a social networking service for expatriates living across the world, featuring in-person meetings and events, as well as tips, information, and online forums. Registration is required.

Justlanded: South Korea provides resources and background for living, moving, working, and getting visas.

Numbeo: Cost of Living in South Korea is a fine crowdsourced site that provides much aggregate and itemized information about the cost of living in the country, the main cities, and bigger towns which should help prepare you for the transition.

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 Recommended Reading on South Korea
Lonely Planet Korea (Travel Guide)
Lonely Planet Seoul
Fodor's Seoul: with Busan, Jeju, and the Best of Korea
Insight Guide Korea
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Seoul
South Korea: The Solo Girl's Travel Guide: Travel Alone. Not Lonely
Korea - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

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 Travel Information on South Korea

Visit Korea: Imagine Your Korea is the official site of the Korea Tourism Organization.

Lonely Planet: South Korea Travel Guide makes it easy for travelers to deal with the daily challenges independent travelers face: how to get around, where to stay, where to eat, and much more.

Rough Guides: Where to Go in South Korea describes various attractions and destinations, while also providing practical travel tips about transportation, safety, and other travel essentials.

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