Hello, my name is Kay and I run a cozy little place where you can share your culture and ideas in English. I am Korean and I studied international relations in the U.S for a few years and during that time I learned how valuable it is to have conversations with the locals while in another country. Since then, I have dreamed about making a place where foreigners can easily come, stay, and communicate with locals and foreigners so they can have a truly valuable experience while they are traveling.
The place is located in Bundang, a part of the Seoul metropolitan area, which is very close to Gangnam, the center of Seoul, and is one of most popular areas that Koreans enjoy spending time. Bundang and Seoul has a very convenient transportation system, so you can go literally anywhere in the Seoul metropolitan area in an hour by train, bus, etc. There is a bus stop and subway stop in close proximity to the studio and the accommodation.
This workaway is very versatile and is one of the best experiences you can have in Korea! You will make tons of Korean and foreign friends, experience true Korean culture while living around one of the hottest place in Korea, and go to many historical places in Seoul due to the easy transportation.
Travelers will meet a lot of Koreans (believe me, you will meet at least 100 Koreans) during the stay and will live with more than 5 foreigners from all around the world. After the program, travellers can have dinner together or hang out with Koreans they meet during sessions as well as their new foreign house mates. If you have a good conversation and make a Korean friend (seriously, it is so easy) they could be your travel guide on your days and time off. Since you will meet people with tons of different backgrounds, jobs and characters you will learn what real Korea is. Moreover, people who will stay with you in the accommodation are also looking for new experiences just like you, so you will have a very high chance of making good friends from all other countries as you will be spending so much time with them.
When you are working you will come to the cafe, which is a 5 minute walk from the accommodation, and will talk with Koreans in English. You will be assigned to one table and talk to 1 to 3 Korean for 4 sessions. Each session is 50 minutes long and there is a 10 minute break between sessions. Your schedule will be 4 sessions each day and 5 days a week. You will meet different groups of people for each session. Our focus is to help improve people’s conversational English level, but we also help people with lower levels of English. English fluency is vital, so before we confirm your stay an English interview is required.
English and Korean
The accommodation is a 5 minute walk (15 minute maximum including traffic) from the cafe where you will meet Koreans. There are 2 bedrooms in the apartment and there are up to 4 people per room. Everyone will be provided an individual locker with a key. Free Wifi is provided in both the cafe and the accommodation, also there is a kitchen, washing machine, rice cooker and cooking utensils provided in the accommodation.
Rice, potatoes, onions, salt, sugar, soy sauce, cooking oil, and filtered water
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Toilet paper, bars of soap, detergent, cleanser, sponge
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For your time off, since the accommodation is in one of most populated areas, you can easily find lots of bars and restaurants where you can meet different people who are Korean, foreign or even someone from your own country. You will never be lonely while you are staying here. The area is very famous for being a transportation hub, you can get to any globally famous area around Seoul in an hour, like Gangnam, Gyeongbok palace, Insa-dong, Coex, Lotte World, etc. These places are perfect for your days off or even if you only have a few hours spare
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
4 and half hours/ 5 days, 5 dyas/ a week
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