Notorious for the amount spent on higher education, Korea reaps the rewards ranking second out of 50 countries by Pearson Education on a new global education index called the Learning Curve.
Teachers should be aware that drugs laws in Korea are not the same as they are at home. If caught with marijuana you can face heavy fined and up to 5 years in prison.
When the long workday is over, Seoulites take to restaurants and bars, coffee shops
and karaoke rooms, screen-
The world's first theme park dedicated to the humble restroom opens about an hour outside of Seoul in the City of Suwon.
So, you’re thinking of picking up the language when you come to Korea? Easy, even an elephant can do it!
The South Korean pop video has the world by storm but why is it so funny? When you get to Korea be sure to check out the ritzy district of Seoul to see what all the fuss is about.
Korea’s paradise island boasts volcanoes, waterfalls, beaches, national parks, caves and forests. Make sure you take some time out of your year to visit the stunning tropical island which lies off the south coast.
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During your stay you will hear countless times about Korea having four distinct seasons. When you tell your Korean friend that your home nation also has 4 seasons they may find it hard very to fathom. Koreans believe this is unique to the country but do your best to sound surprised when you learn about this amazing fact!
Spring is from late March to May and is warm with occasional light downpours. During
this season you can witness the cherry blossom in your local city or head to the
main festival in Jinhae. You should be aware that during spring there is an influx
of yellow dust (hwang-
Summer is from June to early September and is the Monsoon season. The temperature
is hot and humid with some heavy rainfalls. August is the hottest month and if you
are like me it's best to stay indoors under an air-
Autumn is from late September to November. This is the best season to visit Korea
as the weather is usually dry and cool with sunny, clear blue skies. Make the most
of perfect t-
Winter is from December to mid-
How’s the weather now?