Official Sites:


Cultural Information:

  • Galbijim – a wiki for those living, working and traveling in South Korea
  • Life in Korea: The culture and language page – click around on this one; it has a lot of interesting information on traveling, news, holidays, etc.
  • Hidden Korea – PBS’s website for their documentary on Korea (which you can order), as well as links to more information for each topic they cover

Korean Language Resources:

  • KBS World – Let’s Learn Korean – a nice online resource for learning Korean (and a few other languages)
  • Sogang Korean Program – a website set up by Sogang University, with lessons organized into levels and no romanization (so you actually read the hangul)
  • Korean Grammar Online Database – a grammar resource – for more advanced students!
  • Live Mocha – a social networking site dedicated to teaching you languages like Korean!
  • Quizlet – a general language learning online program using virtual flashcards

Other Blogs:

  • Foreign Adventures in South Korea – this blog is a compilation of websites for foreign visitors and workers in South Korea – it has A LOT of other links (including one to a list of Korean blogs)
  • The Korean Blog List – as the name indicates, a list of blogs, by Non-Koreans/Koreans in/not in Korean. Guess which blog is now on there? (This one!) Check it out. There’s a lot to see.
  • Strange Lands – a neat, ESL travel/ language learning blog compendium. Lots of links to many other sites, especially for learning languages.
  • Sonali’s Oversees Journey, Unfiltered – the blog of one of my training buddies, who was working in Anyang City
  • A SISTUH’S SEOUL – the blog of one of my training buddies, who was working in Anyang City
  • The Real World: Korea – the blog of one of my training buddies, who was working in Daejeon