Chuncheon, the capital city of the Gangwon Province, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Known colloquially as the city of festivals (no prizes for guessing why), Chuncheon is very famous amongst tourists not only because it was featured in the popular Korean drama, Winter Sonata. Living in Chuncheon, you can experience the area's small river islands. One of the islands, Namiseom, is a favorite amongst the romantic types. The mythical Cheongpyeongsa temple in Chuncheon-si is a stunning architectural marvel, with its three stories made completely out of stone. If you're thinking of living in Chuncheon, but can't quite get your head around the cultural differences in the city, then there will be somebody who can help you within the InterNations community of like-minded expatriates in Chuncheon and across the globe. And our Expat Magazine additionally covers all sorts of topics on expatriate life, discussing the ups and downs and leaving no stone unturned.
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It doesn't matter if you're moving five miles, or 5,000 miles, relocating to a new home can be a very taxing experience. If the stress of moving to Chuncheon is getting to you, the InterNations community should be able to help. The like-minded members leave forum posts dedicated to making your move to Chuncheon as easy as it can be. Because they are expats just like yourself, and they've had similar experiences to your own, our members can advise on a wide berth of topics. Cultural barriers, working life, where to find a good home, what to look for in a suitable international school, the rules and regulations of bringing pets abroad, are just a few examples of the topics covered in our forums and magazine.
The Expat Magazine includes articles and pieces written just about working abroad. If you're thinking of working in Chuncheon, the articles in the magazine would be a fantastic place to prepare you for work as an expatriate. The articles touch on breaking down cultural barriers, helping you with understanding business etiquette overseas, and also offer some tips and hints about finding a job in the first place. It might be that you've already been assigned a job, and you're moving specifically because of work reallocation. This can place quite a high level of stress on your personal life, and you might need somebody to vent your frustrations with. At InterNations, there is a huge community of expatriates living in all corners of the world, including Chuncheon, and somebody on the site will be more than willing to help.