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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.
If you visit your doctor to inquire about vaccinations it is likely they will recommended you get vaccinations for Hepatitis A (recommended for all travellers) Hepatitis B (recommended for travellers who may have intimate contact with local residents, especially if visiting for more than 6 months) and Typhoid. You will also be told you should get Japanese Encephalitis but bear in mind this should be administered over several weeks so make sure you start the medication in advance of coming out to Korea.
A lot of people who come out to Korea don’t bother to get vaccinations as they are quite expensive and if you read the link below from the Korea from the korea4expats website they aren’t really essential. However, if you plan to do some travelling around SE Asia then it would make sense to have them before you come to Korea.
The following information from the korea4expats website, an official government site giving information to foreigners about life in Korea.
No vaccinations are required to enter South Korea, however it is recommended that
immunizations be up-
This vaccine is given in two doses in the muscle of the upper arm. The first dose provides protection two to four weeks after initial vaccination; the second booster dose, given six to twelve months later, provides protection for up to twenty years.
Hepatitis B can be contracted from physical contact or from exposure to blood (for example, health-