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10 Things To Do After Work in Korea

10 Things To Do After Work in Korea

You’ve just finished work and you can finally leave. Hurrah. But what will you do when you get home? Here’s a list of 10 things that you possibly aren’t doing after work, but perhaps should be. Eat more Korean food Probably the most obvious choice. Everybody likes to eat things, right? Perhaps it’s time to...
10 Ways to Learn Korean

10 Ways to Learn Korean

You took the leap, waved good-bye to your home country, got on the plane and started your life in Korea. And then… you didn’t learn Korean. It’s okay! There’s still time. Here are some tips to get you on your way. 1. Join a class There are lots of classes to choose from. Many universities,...
Ten Korean-y Things to Show Your Friends When They Visit

Ten Korean-y Things to Show Your Friends When They Visit

So you’re living and working in Korea and are lucky enough to have a friend or loved one come to visit you. Lucky duck! Maybe they can bring you an extra pair of those thongs (alright, ‘flip flops’ for those of you gasping) you like, or some Vegemite, or Pascall Pineapple Lumps, or ALL OF...
10 Things to Do When it Rains

10 Things to Do When it Rains

Monsoon season has struck and nobody wants to go outside for fear of being drowned. So what does that leave us with? Going to a coffee shop? We do that every day of the week anyway and we need more than a coffee to get us through this dreary weather. So, just for you wonderful...
10 Reasons to Stay in Korea and NEVER LEAVE

10 Reasons to Stay in Korea and NEVER LEAVE

Written by Verity Innet, who just left. So you’ve been in Korea a year, maybe more. You miss home, your family, your friends, the ease at which you can communicate with people. Perhaps you want a career that doesn’t involve your co-teacher undermining your every attempt to be a ‘good teacher’. Makes sense to pull...
10 Things You Didn't Know About Being Queer in Korea

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Being Queer in Korea

It’s that time of year again. The streamers are being hung, the glitter cannons armed. Drag Queens all around Seoul are practicing their fiercest pouts and sexiest swaggers. Gay boys and girls are preparing to take to the streets in unison for one day of unashamed, hedonistic, unapologetic, celebration: Pride. In honour of this most...
10 Ways to Prevent Killing Yourself While Deskwarming

10 Ways to Prevent Killing Yourself While Deskwarming

I’m doing my utmost best to make the most out of my MONTH AND A HALF deskwarming. This is professional deskwarming, sitting doing nothing on an exponential scale, I have to come up with a plan so I don’t start crawling the walls from boredom and then drop-kick my principal for making me be here....
10 Ways to Pick Up a Girl in Baskin Robbins

10 Ways to Pick Up a Girl in Baskin Robbins

After spending many an evening in Baskin Robbins getting far too intimate with my Twinberry Cheesecake, one of my friends casually pointed out that the clientele of Baskin Robbins is usually 90% female, making it a prime spot for picking up a girl. How did I never notice this before? I managed to remove myself...