The Summer Accessory Starter Guide

Do you want to feel as cool as you look this summer?
Then spunk up your outfit with this functional and highly-envied fan accessory during the seasonal Korean blaze!

Summer-Accessory-Starter-Guide_AMY SLATEM


The Work Vehicle Starter Guide

Are you in the service industry or just looking to sell your garlic in South Korea?
Then here is what you need to know about the vehicle to get you started!


Also in The South Korean Starter Guide Series:
The Ajumma Starter Guide and The Korean Dog Starter Guide.

The Korean Dog Starter Guide

Do you want your dog to fit in with the hip-hop-colour-pop pups?
Here’s what you need to get going…Korean-Dog-Starter-Guide

A post inspired by the many super-pop groomed pet dogs I pass on the streets daily here in Korea. They are often carried by hand, in a handbag or occasionally pushed around in their own prams.

The Ajumma Starter Guide

Aspiring to become an old Korean ajumma (아줌마)? Here’s what you need to get going…


A post inspired by these many similar-looking elderly women I pass on the streets daily or have elbow-jabbing me in my ribs to get on the subway here in Korea.