Life in Korea
  • General Information
  • Culture & Etiquette
  • Daily Life
  • Korean Language
    • Introduction to Korean
    • Daily Phrases
    • Learning Korean
  • Useful Sites

Banking

Banks in Korea are open from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.

more

Driver's License

To drive a car in Korea, people need a driver's license or an international ...

more

Medical Services

When you go to the hospital, be sure to take your insurance card with you.

more

National Holidays

Korea uses both the lunar and solar calendars, even though Most Korean ...

more

Public baths and toilets

In addition to private showers, public baths are available at a low cost of ...

more

Recycling

Recyclable goods are divided into: paper, glass, cans and plastic.

more

Communication Systems

Korea has very advanced communication systems and Internet facilities.

more

Housing

the floors in most residential housing are also heated through the use ...

more

Money

The currency in Korea is the won. Korean bank notes are issued in four ...

more

Postal Services

To send mail, visit a post office or put your mail in a red street mailbox.

more

Public Transportation

Korea's public transportation system is very extensive and cheap, accessing ...

more