Benefits and Reasons Why Korea
Travel in Korea
“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” –Danny Kaye
Travelling to Korea can make you realize how beautiful is to travel and experience life in other country. You will be more exposed to new people, culture, food, and lifestyles than your current country. You will realize how little you knew about the world and you may learn more things about yourself.
Korea is famous for amazing food. You get to try amazing and authentic Korean food such as Korean BBQ, bibimbap, bulgogi, ddukkbokkie, and much more! They also have traditional markets where you can buy seafood and go to a restaurant and ask them to cook it for you. We also recommend trying foreign food in Korea and you will be surprise on how tasty they are.
If you want to relax, Korea has many beautiful beaches where you can enjoy the sea breeze and have a drink while enjoying the atmosphere. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine.
You can have fun on budget because almost everything is cheaper than Canada[EA1] . Drinks and meals are cheap and you don’t need to worry about calculating tax and tips. Tax are already included and tipping is not a big part of their culture in Korea.
On top of this, you can get ahead in technology if you go to Korea. You will be surprise on how advanced they are in technology compare to your own city. There are wi-fi everywhere including their subways, street corner, café, restaurant and many more. Their wi-fi speed perhaps is one of the fastest in the world.
Experiencing Seoul’s nightlife is the absolute best. You can head to Gangnam or Hongdae if you love to party. You can enjoy a beer with your friends, dance, and experience the after-hours entertainment. Almost nothing closes until the sun rises. Seoul feels like a non-stop party where you keep going to one place to another and this is because drinking alcohol is a frequent social even among friends in Korea.
If you are not a party person, then why not go for a hike? Korea is famous for beautiful mountains such as Bukhansan Mt., Seoraksan Mt., Hallasan Mt. and many more! You can also enjoy admiring Buddhist temples, get tropical in Jeju Island, and enjoy beautiful rural areas.
Work in Korea
Working in Korea can benefit you in many ways. If you are not sure on what you want to do for your career, working in Korea can be a good option to give you time to figure out what you want to do in the future. You will gain a lot of experience that will benefit you in your everyday life.
Working in Korea can be very fun. Companies in Korea are staff friendly and love to go out for dinners with their colleagues. They usually have company events called 체육대회(athletic competition), workshops and trips.
If you want to teach English, you have a chance to receive a living support such as free accommodation, entrance and exit allowances, health insurance, and training. You also get to experience traditional activities and an opportunity to travel in one of many beautiful places in Korea.
Korea’s education level is one of the highest in the world and it is low-cost. Their diploma and degree are recognized worldwide directing you for a develop and promising career. Studying in Korea can get you the experience in advance management and a real grasp of the world’s high-tech knowledge.
Korean universities don’t require high qualifications for Canadians and visa application procedure is easy. Students who are also admitted in universities can easily take care of themselves since the cost of living is low. Universities in Korea provides a friendly and comfortable living environment for learning.
Can’t speak Korean? No problem. There are a lot of lectures in Korean Universities that are taught in English. Most Koreans can also speak English and are friendly foreigners. Curious about other people’s experience? Feel free to read some of the story of young Canadians that have lived in Korea on our Story section.
New students at universities in South Korea attend events known as Membership Training (MT). These events, usually taking place at out-of-town resorts, last roughly two days and are mostly free-form, as students spend most of their time socializing with peers from their major.
Want to know the fastest way to learn Korean? Try doing a language program in one of the top universities in Korea. You will be surprise on how much you can learn within 3 months. If you decide to study a whole year, you will be able to make a conversation in Korean to a native Korean speaker.
You will get to meet amazing people from all over the world including Korean students from your local university. There are also cultural activities such as pansori, samulnori, and school trips to historical places. You also get to experience the way of living in Korea but if you are just there to just have fun, you will not miss out because their drinking culture and party culture are amazing.