Category Archives: Travel Hacks

How to use your American cellphone in South Korea

For anyone who has lived abroad, one of the most important, and annoying things to do first is setting up is your cell phone. There are a number of options available to anyone who comes to live in South Korea. There are a number of great websites (The Arrival Store and Korea4Expats) that cover the basics of getting […]

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How to Pack for Teaching in South Korea

This has been written with Fulbright ETAs in mind, but besides things specific to the Fulbright Korea program, this list can apply to EPIK, TaLK, and even JET teachers. Coming to join the teaching-craziness in Korea?! 축하합니다 and welcome! This is a compiled list of of experiences and advice so you are at least physically prepared […]

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How to Make A Good Couchsurfing Profile

For those of you who don’t know, Couchsurfing (or CS) is a website that connects users from different parts of the world together. Normally, people use it to find free accommodation and a local perspective of the place they are visiting. Couchsurfing is exactly as it sounds: you stay in other people’s homes (guest beds […]

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How to Get Around Geo-Blocking Abroad

Have you ever heard of geo-blocking? Also known as “Geographically Blocked”, is a term refers to “the practice of preventing users from viewing Web sites and downloading applications and media based on location. Used by countries to block foreign material as well as by movie and TV studios to restrict viewing to specific regions, geo-blocking […]

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