Life in Korea: Finding Korean fonts

Life in Korea: Finding Korean fonts

Korean fonts have an oddball history – with so many combinations of Korean characters, a font designer has to program them all 11,571 font combinations, no matter how common they may be. The result? Not as many fonts.      ...

Coming to Korea: grocery shopping

After five years and 1,300 blog posts, I was a little shocked to realize I hadn’t written a single post on grocery shopping in Korea. Let’s rectify that now. Author’s note: ‘Coming to Korea’ posts are written with the newcoming expat in...

Life in Korea: five secrets to the express buses

Unlike the trains that criss-cross Korea, the express bus system is surprisingly straight-forward. See the original ‘dirty secrets’ post about trains if you like! OK, the bad news first – as far as I know, there’s no way (yet) to buy Korean bus...