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Hello, Kimchibytes (KB) readers! KB has grown from an awesome blog into a following of people interested in South Korea around the world. Comment sections and Facebook pages have influenced awesome conversations and a lot of learning. It’s exciting to know that KB has impacted you in a positive way. Transitioning to/from living abroad is…

How To Be Thin Like A Korean Girl

According to the burnt out search engine that brought you to this page, you desire to know the secret of how Korean women, and more increasingly the men, are so impossibly thin. We’ve seen how they can eat a family sized portion of carbs and top it off with soju yet still weigh less than your…

Being Lonely In Korea And Creating Community Through Volunteering

As the winter frost recedes and you begin to unfurl from hibernation you may find yourself craving human interaction or a greater sense of purpose. Check out a few of my favorite volunteer organizations that will fulfill those nagging needs. One such organization offers a unique opportunity to aid North Korean defectors. There are plenty…

The Terrifying Side Of Korea, Nature

While Korea has developed with lightning speed and will continue to do so with its ever-changing landscape into the foreseeable future, there is a more underrated side that is inching its way to oblivion. Take a moment to appreciate the natural side before the rest of it goes the way of their beloved national animal,…

How I Hired Someone to Break the Law in Korea

I signed a form and was handed a brown envelope with the details enclosed. I would soon return to complete the undertaking that I had been mulling over for months. It takes time to craft the perfect crime, however.

What It’s Like Being Single In Korea

We swagger in black, congregate, and lament over noodles coated in a syrupy black sauce that is obviously meant to resemble the inner workings of the single person’s heart. Because why else would you be single unless your heart pumps tar?

How to Become A Licensed Teacher in Korea: TeacherReady

For a few grand, some online work, and few months student teaching, I was able to translate my four years of teaching ESL in Korea into a teaching career that could take me anywhere in the world. What Am I Doing With My Life? So, you decided to come to Korea for a year.  Maybe your…

4 of the Best Foods to Try While Traveling in Korea

Korean food is delicious. This cannot be debated. After traveling for 2 weeks in Korea, where I am researching and writing exclusive Korea travel articles for email subscribers, I have had amazing opportunities to taste this first hand. Although there are many delicious foods in Korea and I haven’t had a chance to try them…