Korea: Experience

More Than a Hobby – Cycling in South Korea

Cycling is undoubtedly a beautiful way to explore any country – giving you access to picturesque roads and panoramic views inaccessible to cars or public transport. However, it is also an effective way to network and build connections with the … Read More

Launching a Photography Business in South Korea – Insights from Dylan Goldby

Sporting a ponytail and several tattoos, Dylan Goldby does not seem a typical figure you’d expect to encounter in conservative Korean business circles. However, the Australian photographer is well-known within the community and is often the first point of all … Read More

Jacco Zwetsloot’s Tips on Carving Your Niche in Korea

Living as an expat abroad, you typically grow used to the transient nature of the foreign community – as friends and colleagues gradually return home or venture off to pursue new adventures across the globe. But amidst all the comings … Read More

Rowan Petz on leveraging untapped opportunities in the Korean market

“Seoul is a fast-paced, dynamic city, with everything at your fingertips”. Rowan Petz As is the case for many of us here at Asia Options, Rowan’s Asia story begins with an exchange program at Yonsei University in 2014, which was … Read More

Life after the New Colombo Plan Scholarship

When it comes to scholarships for Australian Students, the New Colombo Plan (NCP) is the all-inclusive Indo-Pacific, Asian experience. We’ve heard from many scholars about their transformative study and work stories in the region, but where are they now? Coming … Read More

Korean drinking culture – the Asia Options complete guide to drinking in Korea

Going out for dinner and having drinks with co-workers on a regular basis is a must in Korean corporations. This kind of informal bonding with co-workers is considered just as important as the work itself and is why Korean companies will happily … Read More