expat living

Renewal of Alien Registration Card for E7 and F3 Visa Holders- South Korea

As an expat family living here in Seoul, we renew our visa and Certificate of Alien Registration every year. We recently went to the Immigration Office in Mokdong and we applied for the renewal of our visa and our re-entry permit. Let me share this to those in the same status as we are. My husband is an E-7… Read More Renewal of Alien Registration Card for E7 and F3 Visa Holders- South Korea

life in korea

Love Month

February. Stores are colored red. Heart-shape symbols are everywhere. The winged-Cupid dominates the posters. Back in the Philippines, and for the most part of the world, women would anticipate love letters, bouquet of flowers, candle-light dinners and elegantly-wrapped boxes. Welcome to South Korea! Comes February 14, women will give men chocolates and flowers. Advance Happy… Read More Love Month

education, life in korea

South Korea’s College Scholastic Ability Test

 South Korea’s high school seniors took the College Scholastic Ability Test yesterday. The result of this test will determine their “future”. Koreans take too much importance on university education, most especially which university one graduates from. That is why, it is imperative for high school seniors to do very well on this exam. This is such… Read More South Korea’s College Scholastic Ability Test

current events, history

State of Human Rights in North Korea is “Grave”

  This is according to a CNN report today. How ironic that a peninsula has two conflicting countries divided by a demarcation line running between the established demilitarized zone. More ironic is the contrast with the two countries’ respective lifestyle. Seoul is a global financial center and is the third most expensive city in the world as of… Read More State of Human Rights in North Korea is “Grave”