17 Korean Online Shopping Sites You Have to Try (2024)

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Korean Online Shopping Sites You Must Try [2021]

This post will show you the most useful websites for your Korean online shopping fix.

I recently moved back to South Korea after five years of slow travel and had to furnish an entire house, buy groceries and become a functioning member of society again.

I’ve categorized the websites by:

  • Groceries
  • Discount Retailers
  • Classifieds
  • Pharmacy and Cosmetics
  • And more!

Let’s dive right in!

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Easiest Way to Open a Korean Bank Account as a Foreigner (2024)

Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking

Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking

This post will walk you through the Korean bank account application process step-by-step.

It covers:

  • What the new requirements and terms are
  • Where to apply
  • Which tax forms to file
  • How to set up Corporate Banking
  • and more!

I’ve had Korean bank accounts since 2006 for both personal and business use.

Let’s dive right in!

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9 Hidden Meanings of Noonchi (Nunchi) in Korean Culture [with Examples]

The Wonderful World of Nunchi (Noonchi) and How to Use It

This post covers the deeper meaning of noonchi (nunchi) in English.

It includes:

  • examples
  • when it comes in handy
  • how to develop noonchi
  • and more!

I’ve had a fascination with noonchi for a few decades and learned from the best.

Let’s get started!

The Wonderful World of Nunchi (Noonchi) and How to Use It

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Korean Ssam (쌈) and the Art of Eating Healthy Food

Easy Korean Culture Ssam (쌈)

Want to get rid of that salad bag that’s been sitting in your fridge?

This post covers everything about ssam (Korean lettuce wrap) including:

  • Different types of ssam
  • How to eat them
  • Which foods go well with them
  • Where to find them

Ssam is a tasty way to get your veggies.

Let’s dive right in!

Easy Korean Culture Ssam (쌈)

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What’s the Deal with Subeesu (서비스) in Korea?

What's the Deal with Subeesu (서비스) in Korea

Not sure why you keep getting free stuff at Korean restaurants?

This post is all about the wonderful concept of subeesu.

It includes:

  • how to get it
  • what to do after
  • and more!

Subeesu blew my mind when I first found out about it.

Let’s get started!

What's the Deal with Subeesu (서비스) in Korea

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The Easy Way to Save Money in Korea with an MVNO (알뜰폰) Plan

How to Switch to 알뜰폰 (MVNO) Plan [2021]

How to Switch to 알뜰폰 (MVNO) Plan [2021]

Want to save money while living in Korea?

This guide walks you through the MVNO (알뜰폰) registration process. It can save you hundreds of dollars a year on your phone plan.

We’ll go over how it works, why you should switch and where to find a plan.

I registered for 알뜰폰 and it’s working out great.

Let’s check it out!

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10 Best Korean Language Apps: Free and Paid Ones (2024)

Lingua Asia_Korean Language Apps That Actually Work The Best Free and Paid Ones

Want to learn Korean between scrolling through Instagram or Reddit?

There are hundreds of apps that will teach you from the comfort of your smartphone. You can even learn Korean from a passive-aggressive cartoon owl. What an age we live in.

The problem is, which one’s right for you? Too many Korean language apps, so little time.

Learning Korean with apps is like going on a treasure hunt with pieces of a map. Each one tells you something, but won’t get you all the way.

I’m here to help put them together!

Lingua Asia_Korean Language Apps That Actually Work The Best Free and Paid Ones

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