Welcome to Seoul CS group! Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one of the biggest, busiest cities in the world. It had been as a capital for more than 600 years from Joseon Dynasty (est. 1392). With the vivid life of more than 10 million Seoulites, enjoy the Past and Present, Modern and History of this lovely city.
Find out more about Seoul from history to climate living condition check out; Seoul on Wikipedia
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-== WEEKLY MEETING ==-
We usually get together once a week as a weekly meeting, and usually there's at least one other thing happening every week. Check the board, and if you don't see a thread or Activity about it, organize one yourself!
-== WEATHER ==-
If you are flexible and want to find out where exactly the rain clouds are in the country you can check it out at;Rain radar.
-== TRANSPORTATION ==-
For any questions regarding transportation, there is a great English speakíng help line you can call (02-1330).
The subway system in Seoul is very convenient and inexpensive. New stations and lines are open pretty frequently so it's therefore not so easy to find the latest subway map. Press at the link below to find the latest version. TIP: If you have an iPOD you can download an application for free which has the same great search function as the link below.
Seoul Global Center launched by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in June 2003 provides foreigners living and doing business in Seoul with comprehensive services concerning daily living, business and tourism. They have a help line which you can call, for more information go to this page; http://global.seoul.go.kr
Also, they have a blog with helpful information: www.seoulcityblog.com
ESL also have a really good and big English Forum (called Dave's) for English teachers living in Korea. There you can find answers to most of the questions you might have. http://forums.eslcafe.com/korea/
-== EVENTS IN SEOUL ==-
An external community which are also non-profit and non-political arranges currently much more events than Cs Seoul. Below you can see their upcoming events.
-== ENGLISH NEWS ==-
TBS has an English Radio station in Seoul which talks about the upcoming events every day. Also check in the program announcements for a good list of the current events. http://tbsefm.seoul.kr/
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