If you are an expat living in Korea, then you will find these resources a valuable asset to enjoying (and surviving!) your time here. Whether you are a beginner at living in Korea or an expert, there will be something here for you.

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Free Members-Only Resources


“The Top 10 Gifts to Give in Korea to Make a Great Impression”

by Steven S. Bammel, KBC Creator


“Uncovering Korean Potential at Chadwick School in Korea’s New City of Songdo”

with Dick Warmington, President of Chadwick International

Top Information on Korea Business Central

Top Legacy Discussions

Payment Method: Credit Card vs Bank Transfer Phone Rentals
Summer Vacation Spots Permanent Residency
Insurance (Health, Car, Home, Rental, etc.) Cost of Living Calculations
Korean etiquette confusion Favorite Korean Products and Services
Getting setup in Korea (mobile phone, credit cards, bank acct, etc.) – how hard?

Is Korea Really This Tough of a Place to Live?

Seoul Metro Etiquette Tips Seoul in Photos – 50 Years Ago (Then and Now)

KBC Experts Who Can Help

Experts Corner: Ask Michelle Farnsworth about Personal and Corporate Banking in Korea

Expert Commentary at Nojeok Hill: My View from the Top: Expat Life in Korea
By Steven S. Bammel and Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc.

The Korea 9.9 with Daniel

Weekly Podcast: The Korea 9.9 with Daniel

“What are some popular misconceptions about South Korea that are prevalent among the foreign community?”

Top Websites

Private Web Sites

The Korea Guide



Craig White


Jeff Lebow

Government Websites



Online communities


Other websites