Everyday Conveniences

Korea boasts safe streets, convenient transportation, good access to medical care and an outstanding educational environment. You can enjoy various cultural and leisure activities.

Safe streets and easy shopping

Korea is a safe place, both during the day and at night. Korea also has great shopping venues, with everything from department and discount stores to name-brand shops and traditional markets.

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Convenient transportation

Korea’s high-speed KTX rail network connects all major cities within a 2- to 3-hour ride. Frequent subway and bus service makes getting around cities convenient and affordable. Plus, major metropolitan areas have well-integrated public transportation networks with low-cost transfers between all mass transit modes.

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Vibrant culture

Korea offers a vibrant blend of traditional and western cultural experiences. Expats have easy access to everything from traditional concerts and the latest movies to world-class musicals and opera performances at theaters and concert halls nationwide.

Outstanding educational environment

There are 52 foreign and international schools in Korea. These include 26 American and British schools, 18 Chinese schools, and Japanese, Turkish, Mongolian, and Norwegian schools, all of which provide a high-quality educational environment for expat families.

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First-Rate Medical Care

Korea’s advanced medical field offers reasonably priced services, attracting growing numbers of medical tourists from around the world each year. Each region has multiple general hospitals and private clinics. Expats will have no communications problems at major hospitals nationwide.

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