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Archive for December, 2013

As a Tourist in Korea – Useful Expression at the Bank Posted by on Dec 30, 2013

Some tourists use their international credit card during the traveling in Korea, but they will find soon there are limited areas they can use their own credit card.  Tourists will need some cash they need to take, and most Korean banks have a system to exchange money for foreigners.  If they go to the bank…

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A New Chingu (친구): The Korean Blog’s Newest Addition Posted by on Dec 17, 2013

Each week, I will be contributing to this blog, posting about Korean food, travel, culture, and occasionally language. After living in South Korea from 2008 to 2012, I spent the last several months with an itch I needed to scratch. That itch was to return to my second home, the Land of the Morning Calm…

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Tourists in Korea – Useful Expression at the Airport and Hotel Posted by on Dec 16, 2013

Tourists in Korea – Useful Expression at the Airport and Hotel Most employees work with the airport and hotel in Korea can speak English adequately.  But, just in case, if you have little knowledge of Korean which can be using at the airport and hotel, you would feel much comfortable.  In this blog, you can…

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As a Tourist in Korea – Asking Direction & What You Need Posted by on Dec 9, 2013

As a tourist, you would have many questions to find place and to get some direction.  You will start to say that where is… in English. It is …-은/는 어디에 있습니까? /…-eun/nun eodie isseumnikka?/ in Korean.  You also can have some emergency situation such a lost your passport. For that kind of situation, you want…

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As a Tourist in Korea – Greeting & Simple Conversation Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Many Koreans are may afraid or shy to talk with foreigners because of their poor English skills. However, if you approach them to ask something with Korean language at the beginning of conversation, you would have a much higher chance to have a conversation with any Koreans.  For instance, you can start to make conversation…

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