5 Things I Miss About Korea

It’s been a month since I left Korea. I must admit that I feel “homesick”. Korea has been my home country for the past two years. There’s a lot of things I miss about Korea, and here are some of them:

1. Fast Internet Connection

South Korea has the fastest average internet connection in the world at 26.1 Mbps. I miss the feeling of not having to wait for YouTube videos to load. I wish I had downloaded a lot of Korean Dramas before I left Korea. The fast internet speed in Korea made me impatient. I never thought that uploading and downloading videos in Philippines will take hours!

2. Modern Transportation

I miss using T-Money! The subway and bus apps are so helpful. I miss not having to worry about the traffic.

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I’m so glad I was able to bring my mom in Korea to experience the awesome transportation!

T-Money can be used in the bus, subway, taxi, and even convenience stores. I love the feeling of going around cashless. No need to prepare the exact amount of fare before leaving the house. No need to pass the coins from one passenger to another. Jeepney commuters would understand this.

The subway and bus apps can tell exactly what time they are arriving and leaving. You won’t have to wait because you’ll know the schedule in just a click away. You can also monitor your location just by typing your bus number!

3. Cold Weather

Korea has four seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Most of them are cold! The summer only lasts for three months- June to August. I realized that I want to live in a country with cold weather. Cold weather is good for the skin!

4. Jjimjilbang (Korean Sauna)

Things I Miss About Korea

I miss my monthly visit to Jjimjilbang! The feeling of being scrubbed by Ajummas is really good. I hope I can find a Korean Sauna near my place soon.

5. Oppas & Korean Drama Filming Locations!

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Goblin Filming Location

I miss being able to visit the Korean Drama filming locations right after watching them. I miss breathing in the same air with the oppas! HAHAHA!

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Travel with Karla in Korea Photo Book by Story Tell Prints.

One way of reducing my homesickness is to browse the Travel with Karla in Korea Photo Book by Story Tell Prints. The photo book makes me reminisce the activities I did and the places I saw in Korea. It makes me feel that I’m still in Korea while looking at my pictures.

Nothing beats print. Last month, my laptop got broken and all I thought about were the pictures in it. I realized how important it is to have backups and even prints. As soon as my laptop got fixed, I immediately searched for a printing shop that can publish my photo book.

I’m so glad that I found Storytell Prints! It’s so convenient, I didn’t have to visit their shop. I just downloaded their app! I chose the product, selected photos from my files (gallery, Facebook, and Instagram), and sent it to them. In less than a week, the photo book was delivered in my doorstep!

The Storytell App is available on App Store and Google Play. Besides the photo book, they also offer Classic Prints, Board Prints, Magnets, Premium Canvas Wrap, Large Format Prints, and Grid Posters.

I think the reason why the company is called Storytell Prints is because they can make you a story teller. Ever since I put the photo book in our living room, all the people who saw it begins asking me about my adventures in Korea! I’m looking forward on having my future adventures published as well. How about you?

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      1. Oh really? I’ve been to that place 3 years ago. I think I need to revisit when I go back in October. Thanks for the info. God Bless..????????????

  1. Nice, Detailed and precise review about Korea. I like subjects you selected to describe about Korea, Especially the Internet Part and the ease on Transportation.

  2. I always enjoy reading your posts. I am sorry you have left Korea, a country you love so much. I visited Korea years ago (Seoul and Pusan) – enjoyed it immensely. Friendly people, good food,a well organised country, awesome subway carriages!! Internet speeds at 26.1Mbps? Wow!!

    1. Thanks for your kind words, Tony. I really had a great time in Korea. I’ve even experienced 30Mbps!
      I’m currently exploring Philippines. It’s a beautiful country as well.

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