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Top 3 Korea Travel Groups on Facebook

Our contributor, vlogger Tonya Bost, talks about the top Facebook groups for travel within Korea. You’ve just started a new job in South Korea, and lucky you--a holiday is coming up and you are ready to use each and every day wisely by traveling to a new part of Korea. Unfortunately, you’re not comfortable with [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:59:22+09:00December 8th, 2017|Videos|2 Comments

How to Teach English Camp in Korea Like a Pro

Just as your excitement grows for the end of teaching a semester, you’re thrown a curveball by the co-teacher. “You need to have a lesson plan for a two-week English camp by next week.” The anticipation dissipates. The clouds darken and that smile turns into confusion. English Camp? This was how I felt when I [...]

How to Use the Subway Korea Smartphone App

Nathalie from the YouTube channel TravelingNat stops by to educate us on how to use one of the most popular apps for tourists, expats, and native-Koreans alike! Make sure to watch the video above for the full tutorial! -- Utilizing Korea’s advanced subway system makes traveling SUPER easy. Whether you’re visiting from another country or [...]

By |2018-04-19T20:00:09+09:00October 30th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments

Tapdong: Jeju’s Emerging Indie Art District

Jeju Island is changing. This can be seen in almost every corner of the island as mainlanders and rich Chinese investors continue to develop new businesses, tourism complexes, and residential areas throughout Jeju City and Seogwipo. There has been a great deal of debate amongst native Jejuites over how much the island -- famed for [...]

Renewal Allowance | Korvia Guide

A Renewal Allowance is a bonus given to those who choose to renew their contract with their current school. The renewal allowance is given in the amount of 2,000,000 won. Both the EPIK, GEPIK, SMOE and other Offices of Education provide renewal allowances. Bonus Paid Vacation Days Those that receive the Renewal [...]

By |2018-04-19T20:01:12+09:00March 17th, 2015|Benefit Guides, Guides|0 Comments

Paid Vacation | Korvia Guide

Paid Vacation is the allotted time that is given to teachers to be away from school during times when classes are not in session. Paid vacation is a benefit provided by public school programs such as EPIK, GEPIK, and SMOE. Allotments EPIK EPIK allows up to 18 days of Paid Vacation to [...]

By |2018-04-19T20:01:12+09:00March 17th, 2015|Benefit Guides, Guides|1 Comment

Korvia Office Closure: Lunar New Year | Feb. 18th-20th 2015

Korvia would like to inform all prospective applicants as well as current recruits that the Korvia office will be closed from Wednesday February 18th - 20th in observance of Lunar New Year (설날 in Korean). Recruiters will be out of the office and unavailable to respond to emails and phonecalls. Sollal celebrates a complete cycle [...]

By |2018-04-19T20:01:13+09:00February 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments