TV Schedules: AFKN -- Arirang TV
English Newspapers: IHT & JoongAn
g Ilbo -- Digital Chosun
Events and Festivals: Korea National Tourism Org. (KNTO)
Korean Movies in English: KNTO in downtown Seoul
Religious Services: English and other languages
Seoul Selection
Bored? Try the Activities Below:
  • rugby (Seoul Survivors Rugby Club)
    housing info and links
What Should I Bring to Korea? (reader submission)
There are several things that you should consider bringing with you, and some things you should not. If you forget, and you probably will, you can find almost anything . . . more
  Royal Asiatic Society
  immigration office
  foreign embassies (in Seoul)
  medical services (Seoul)
Korean Cuisine
Get an explanation of traditional Korean food and drink, find some easy to prepare recipes, learn a little restaurant survival Korean, and get a great list of cookbooks - all in the 1stopKorea cuisine section! This is one of the most popular sections of the website so please drop by and have a look. Please let me know of any changes to make or new recipes to add!
  Jeju Eco Tours
Korea Stories
Read some great stories about life in Korea, written by the experts - you! Our reader submissions section is the perfect place to read about life on the peninsula from an expat's point of view. Don't forget to submit your own stories!
Hmm, how do you spell 'Korea'?
Study Korean
Learn some Korean here on-line or from an institute.Check out our page of links to some of the best places to learn Korean both on and off the Internet.

Employee Tax and Health Insurance Withholding Rates
Thanks to the Jobs and Expats sections of this website, I frequently get asked about tax and health insurance costs for workers and employees in Korea. While I’m sure that, like any government program anywhere, there are variations to the figures ... more

Seoul Selection
Located in the heart of Seoul across from Kyungbok (Gyeongbok) Palace, Seoul Selection is a great resource on Korean books and movies in English. The facility offers regularly scheduled showings of Korean movies subtitled in English, plus a large collection of foreign language books on Korea.
Book Hotels and Tours
In cooperation with the friendly folks at Hotelwide.com 1stopKorea now offers on-line English hotel and tour reservations throughout South Korea. The service also includes rental of long-term serviced apartments.
Motorcycling in Korea
Whenever Western expats and tourists are polled about some of the things they dislike most about living and driving in Korea, near the top of the list are almost always the country's motorcycle drivers. 'We' are seen as dangerous . . . more
My Knee Operation in Korea (reader submission)
I was walking up the hill to my class 11 days ago and twisted my knee. It was fine up until Sunday, when it started to swell. It dawned on me that it wasn't getting better. Armed with this knowledge, I limped down to the local hospital emergency room . . . more
Dive Korea
Information, links and several stories about scuba diving in Korea, including a shark dive.
Flyfishing in Korea
Interested in getting in some flyfishing during your stay in Korea? Find all the information you'll need at cherrytrout.com.
Foreign Language Religious Services
I've put together a list of religious services here on the peninsula in everything from English to Japanese, Greek to Tagalog to help you find a service just right for you . . . more
Looking for a new job in Korea? Try the ever expanding list of Korea-related job links. From English teaching to engineering, marketing to management this section has everything the English speaking job hunter needs. Also includes useful general info on working in Korea.
Books on Korea
Whether killing time on a long flight or doing research on a specific Korea-related topic you'll find useful information a click away on the Books on Korea page.
Sharing House
The House of Sharing is a safe house and museum for former Comfort Women (women who were forced into sexual slavery under the Japanese during World War II). Located just outside Seoul, the house offers tours in Korean, Japanese and English.
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