Magazine 2018-02-13T01:06:44+00:00
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    Opening a Bank account in Korea – KEB Hana Bank

    Opening a bank account in Korea is pretty easy, despite what you may have heard. Korean banks don’t ask for or require a credit history nor do they do a credit check. In most cases, setting up an account can be done in one day, [...]

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    Canada – RCMP Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check | Korvia Guide

    In Canada, the Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check is handled by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). This check verifies whether an individual has a criminal record or any record suspensions for sexual offenses. The process needs to be done in conjunction with Criminal Record Check. Also, [...]

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    How to get a cell phone plan like the local Koreans

    UPDATED: 26/01/18 Getting a new cell phone in Korea is one of the most stressful parts of settling in South Korea. Especially if you are an expat just arrived at the airport you might take lots of time get a suitable cell phone and [...]

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Opening a Bank account in Korea – KEB Hana Bank

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Opening a bank account in Korea is pretty easy, despite what you may have heard. Korean banks don’t ask for or require a credit history nor do they do a credit check. In most cases, [...]

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Canada – RCMP Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check | Korvia Guide

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

In Canada, the Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check is handled by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). This check verifies whether an individual has a criminal record or any record suspensions for sexual offenses. The process needs [...]

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How to get a cell phone plan like the local Koreans

January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

UPDATED: 26/01/18 Getting a new cell phone in Korea is one of the most stressful parts of settling in South Korea. Especially if you are an expat just arrived at the airport you might [...]

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EPIK Program Selects Korvia as the Official Recruiter for 2018 again

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Today, the EPIK Program selected the agencies as official recruiters for the year 2018. We are proud to be the chosen, and this marks [...]

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Prepaid SIM card for Native English Teachers – PREPAID SIM KOREA

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Korvia has teamed up with Kimchi Mobile, and we proudly offer prepaid SIM card service for Native English Teachers. For this offer, 29USD will [...]

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Why Should You Apply to EPIK with Korvia?

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Korvia is now accepting applications for EPIK Fall 2018! The EPIK program is one of the premiere English teaching programs in South Korea. With [...]

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Public Schools vs. Private Schools in Korea

January 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Our contributor, vlogger Tonya Bost, has some tips to help you decide which type of school in Korea is best for you--public or private? I have worked at both public and private schools here in [...]

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Walk with Me: Asan City Tour

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Vlogger Angela Bost takes you around her city of Asan in Chungcheongnam-do. Do you see YouTube videos about how amazing Seoul is, how beautiful Busan [...]

Cozy Winter Cafe in Seungsu, Seoul!

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Our contributor, City Ambassador Arielle Pukanecz, knows all about the coziest cafes in Seoul! What’s the best way to stay warm in winter? A cozy [...]

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Homesick in Korea and Why You Should Stay Abroad

December 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Our contributor, vlogger Jasmine Turner, gives tips on dealing with homesickness while in Korea. Homesickness can be an overwhelming, consuming feeling. If it is not [...]

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Life on Geoje Island

February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

When someone first starts thinking about moving to Korea, Seoul is usually the first-choice destination [...]

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How to Stay Warm in Korea

February 1st, 2018|1 Comment

What’s the weather like where you’re from? Is it hot most of the year? Cold? [...]

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Gym Alternatives in Daegu

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Cheap & Easy Exercise Spots in Daegu   We all see the banners everywhere; ‘Join [...]

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Baking Basics Glossary Guide

December 28th, 2017|2 Comments

  Baking in Korea is not an easy task. The ovens are small enough to [...]