education, expat living

Korean Speech Contest at the Itaewon Global Village Center

I have survived Korea for the last 9 years with my very minimal Korean language skills. It’s almost pitiful, hahaha. How can one survive in a foreign country without speaking its language? Over 9 years ago, South Korea didn’t have as many English speakers as now. South Korea didn’t have the easily downloadable and accessible… Read More Korean Speech Contest at the Itaewon Global Village Center

expat living, life in korea

Renewal of Alien Registration Card: Fingerprinting Requirement

March is the time of the year when our family renews our Alien Registration Card (ARC) in the Mokdong Immigration Center. It had always been my husband who goes to the Immigration Center with all our passports and application forms ready to hand in. Surprise! This year, I  needed to personally go to the Immigration Center, too.… Read More Renewal of Alien Registration Card: Fingerprinting Requirement

expat living, pinoys in korea

Catholic Church Wedding for Philippine Passport Holders in Korea

Contents of this post might be a little bit obvious to some but for clarity, and in case some would find this information useful, I find it best to still reserve a post for this topic. Filipino citizens residing in South Korea may have a Catholic Church wedding. The Hyewha Catholic Church in Hyehwa-dong is the… Read More Catholic Church Wedding for Philippine Passport Holders in Korea