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The Aftermath

I have been consistently dreading writing this for public consumption as I am certain if the Kpop stans get ahold of this I'll get videos of Twice dancing along with death threats. I will preface this by saying that if you feel the urge to fight or debate, fight or debate your mother. This is not an open forum. I am not free of the consequences of my words, but I am eternally free to ignore you. That being said, Korea is the worst place I have ever traveled. As I have likely told many of you who have asked me in person, I would suggest going if you're white, if you're obsessed with the culture and its exports, or if you're going for 2 weeks or less.  Everyone else has been warned. I landed back in the United States on Sunday, June 30th, 2019, and approximately 206 days later, I am ready to talk about my 1 year in Korea. The Flight Back So, I almost died. I'm starting here because this isn't really  Korea's fault so much as my exhaustion because of Ko

The Ultimate List Of Resources

Here are resources commonly referred to across all articles on this website. Please also check out individual articles for more specific resources pertaining to those topics. If there are any other sections on this page you'd like to see please comment or email me at contact@sleepyinbusan.com.

*Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any of the companies mentioned in the article unless explicitly stated. All of the opinions stated here are my own.

Money

From The Site

How to Pay For it All Part 1 & Part 2

Scholarships 

How Financial Aid Pays for Study Abroad (From the Federal Gov't)

Budgeting Tools

Mint App (iPhone/Android) and Website
Excel Budgeting (Video)

Accommodations

From The Site

Flights

Student Universe (student discounts on insurance)

Mental Health Resources 

From The Site

Tools For Therapy

Online Therapists here, here and here
This one has English and Korean-Speaking Therapists in Seoul

Medication

Logistics

Safety

Register Your Trip With Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (S.T.E.P.)

Technology

Language


South Korea Specific

From The Site

Transit

Attractions




Scenic Walking
Korean 101 Class (Website)
Korean 101 Class (YouTube)

Logistics

Other Sites



Happy Planning
Myaia
*Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any of the companies mentioned in the article unless explicitly stated. All of the opinions stated here are my own. Just wanna help you out.


Last Updated: May 9th, 2019



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