Traditional Market Ingredients Vocabulary

Looking for all the hard-to-find ingredients vocabulary you need to understand traditional markets in South Korea? Look no further, we have PDF lists you can print for shopping and studying! Also, we have a variety of traditional market ingredients vocabulary lists to help you shop like an expert. About Traditional Markets Korean traditional markets exist … Read more

How to obtain your Korean COVID vaccination certificate in English

Why would I need to have my COVID vaccination certificate printed in English? The vaccination process in South Korea has been picking up speed over the last couple of months, particularly among our expat teacher community. If you completed both doses of the COVID vaccine in South Korea, then you should have received a vaccination … Read more

아침밥됩니다 = Breakfast is served here, but what does that mean?

Finding Breakfast in South Korea The South of Seoul Pyeongtaek Food & Fun group on Facebook is often getting questions about where to find breakfast. Until recently we had always answered this question by talking about the numerous wonderful places to eat a western-style breakfast. Finding Korean Breakfast in Korea However, we recently realized that … Read more

무한리필 = Free Refill, but what does that really mean?

Welcome to a New Type of All-You-Can-Eat (AYCE) This is one of the blogs where we change your life. We are going to tell you something everyone here knows, but they never tell the new guy. Keep your eyes out for the magic words “무한리필”. Memorize what this looks like. Directly translated, this means Free … Read more

Useful Phrases for Getting an Exchange or Refund

Sometimes a product you purchased doesn’t work out the way you want it to. Instead of getting frustrated, try some of these phrases to help you get an exchange or refund. Christi ClineChristi Cline holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Korean American. She proudly served in the US Marines and worked as a … Read more

Useful Phrases for Pet Owners

Always remember, if you don’t feel comfortable speaking, you can simply show the server your phone and point the to the useful phrases for pet owners that you need. You can also save these images to your phone for emergencies. Although ideally we recommend visiting a vet with strong English skills, we also understand that … Read more

Useful Korean Phrases for Parents & Schools

Korean daycare staff expects IMMEDIATE responses to any text information. It’s a Korean cultural standard to respond within 10 minutes to messages involving children. At least take the time to explain your situation. South of Seoul created a list of common responses parents can use when communicating with schools: English Korean (name) will be late … Read more