Seoul - Post Report Question and Answers

What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

Great public transportation, great food, fairly walkable for how big it is, good launching point for travel. - Feb 2020

If you aren't paying rent you can save...but it's also easy to burn money with shopping, entertainment and travel. It's very easy to get around with public transportation even with no knowledge of Korean- but I recommend at least knowing how to read it. The buses and trains are safe and very affordable. - Feb 2016

It's very easy living! Modern, clean, and culturally interesting, with tons of activities no matter what you like to do. - Feb 2016

This is a great country for cultural experiences, making friends, and night life. - Jul 2015

It is easy living on the base. You have a the PX and commissary so you have access to U.S. goods and the prices are dramatically better than on the local market. There are places to tour and see throughout Seoul and Korea which are great too. - Feb 2015

It is very safe, there are lots of things to do both in and out of the city, the U.S. expat community is fantastic, public transportation is great, the people are very kid-friendly, the shopping is fun. LASIK/LASEK surgeries are exceptional quality and very low cost compared to in the States. I had LASEK done in Myeongdong at Dream Eye Center and highly recommend it to anyone. - Jan 2014

A 24/7 city that is safe to roam 24/7, wonderful native cuisine, clean streets, and amazing public order. - Sep 2013

Eating kimchi, a spicy fermented cabbage; buying K-Pop at bargain prices; watching Korean dramas on local TV. - Jan 2011

It's a very modern town, with very inexpensive public transportation, and many things to do and see. - Dec 2010

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