Police bar the way in front of protesters at Seoul's Gwanghwamoon square

How to join a protest in Seoul

March 1, 2018

Where to go, what to expect and how to stay safe.

A string quintet plays at Incheon Airport's transit area.

Why Incheon is the world’s best airport (and why not)

February 18, 2018

Live music performances, great transport options and a sauna where you can stay the night in comfort.

CGV App showing a Korean movie.

Half price movies with the CGV app

February 16, 2015

How to use the CGV app to find out which morning movies are half price.

Scoot economy class seats

Scooting to Seoul

November 24, 2014

Beat the queue for a more relaxed transfer, if you are flying Scoot from Singapore to Seoul.

A universal adaptor, Korean plug and power bank

Where to charge your phone

November 24, 2014

Hole up at a cafe, seek help at a telco store or leech from a public socket?

Where to get free wifi

November 24, 2014

Turn on your wifi in Korea and you’re likely to hit at least 10 different networks. But many of them will be password protected. So how?

Promo poster for a Korean simcard

Get a Korean phone number and data

November 24, 2014

Where to buy a Korean sim card that allows you to make calls, send SMS and use hyper-fast data.

Screenshot of talktomeinkorean.com

Best place to learn Korean

November 24, 2014

Free podcast lessons with accompanying pdfs will get you up to speed on both listening and reading.

The AREX express train from Incheon Airport, Seoul

Ultimate cheapest way out of the airport

November 24, 2014

Taxi, bus or train?

A whole stack of various Korean snacks

No space for your shopping?

November 24, 2014

Guess what. You had such a great time shopping in Korea and now you’re sitting in your hotel room wondering how on earth you’re going to fit all those jackets, shoes, red ginseng, choco-pies and makkeoli bottles into your suitcase. Here’s what to do.