Preparing for Korea

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How to prepare for a field trip? What to take with you for a six-month-stay in an unknown country? Hm… I still do not have a clue. Staying among “the natives” from February until August 2014, I desperatly tried to figure out what essentials to take with me. Asking my teacher or friends who have already been to Korea, however, did not give me a clear hint about what to pack. As my stay includes winter, spring and summer, it seemed difficult to anybody to give me good advice. “How cold is the winter in Korea?” – “It’s really cold. Oh, but you’re there in March? So, it’ll be warmer.” – “And how will the weather be like in summer?” – “It’s really hot.” Continue reading