Life without smartphones? Isnt’ it hard just by imagining it?Isn’t it a hassle coming to Korea and realizing that you have dont have any smartphone with you? In Korea, there are 3 major tele communication companies SKTelecom , LG Uplus , KT Olleh that you can easily open or activate a smartphone.
It is easy to pay for power rates, gas rates, water rates.
You can pay the bills by bringing the utility bill to the bank.
KB Kookmin Bank , KEB Hana Bank , Woori Bank , Shinhan Bank , Citibank Korea Working Hours : 9 am ~ 4 pm
Especially, the way of recycle disposal is slightly different from the local areas, so you should ask neighborhood about it.
1. Recycle disposal
When you throw away trashes, you should seperate it (Paper, Can, Bottle, Metal, Plastic etc).
1. how to pay a visit to real estate agencies
If you are planning to stay for a long time in Seoul, just visit local real estate agency. If you describe the room you want, your budget, facilities etc.. to the agency, they will recommend rooms for you.
If you want to know the real estate commission, click the ‘Real Estate commission calculator’
Real estate mobile application : Jikbang, Dabang, Bangcall
2. Finding short-term lease rooms
In Korea, housing leases are usually in two-year terms. If you're planning on staying in Korea for a shorter term, share-houses or koshiwon may be better options The contract period and provided service of Share House depend on the Share House operator. Also it is convenient because you can double-check the house and make a reservation before come to Korea through the Internet website.
If you want to get more information on Share House, click ‘Come&Stay’
International students, workers, and tourists now don't have to worry about being sick while your stay in Korea.
Please check the attached file for information on international hospitals that provide foreigner insurance and English service.
Medical Services In Korea.pdf
Conquering public transportation in Seoul – All you need to know are these!!!
With a T-Money card you can transfer from bus to bus, from bus to subway or from subway to bus. It’s like hitting two birds with one stone as transferring can also save you money.
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2. The meaning of the colors of the buses in Seoul?
Distances vary by color. For short distance travel use green, for longer distances within Seoul use blue and finally for intercity use red.
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