If you’ve watched my vlog from a few weeks ago – if not you can see it here – you may know that I recently accepted a job teaching in South Korea. With just six weeks to go until my move, the reality of and excitement around just how big a transition this is going to be is really beginning to set in.
Today I found out I’ll be placed in Daegu, the country’s third largest city in the South East of the country. Although I had hoped to stay in Seoul after my training week, I’m excited to familiarize myself with a city I probably never would have visited otherwise in my life had it not been for this work opportunity. The other positive about being here is there being transport links not only to pretty much everywhere else in South Korea, but the city’s airport will make travelling to neighboring countries a lot easier than if I was in any of the smaller cities or towns.
While I’m getting prepared for my move and working through the visa process, I’m looking into things like cost of living, the public transport system, the existing expat community and things to do around the city like hiking the several incredible mountains surrounding it.
So, with all that being said, I’m publishing this post to find out if anybody who is subscribed to my blog has experience either in South Korea or as an expat in general and if they’d mind sharing anything at all with me to help me prepare and/ or better enjoy my experience.
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