At AHRN.com, we want to offer our readers a place to turn to when facing the challenge of a PCS. You know how it is when you get orders. You go to your Facebook friends list, find someone who is there or has been recently and get all the details! We are sharing the little things that help you to make a home at K16 Korea!
What are the best neighborhoods?
Near post: Sinchon-dong, Oya-dong, Simgok-dong. A bit further: the Pangyo and Yatap areas.
What schools are considered the best?
Most families send their children to the DoD schools on Yongsan. Some send their kids to Korean schools nearby. Some homeschool.
Is there anywhere traffic is especially bad?
Can I get off post for lunch?
Where do I (service member) report to when I arive?
Where do you like to do your grocery shopping? Where is the best produce? The best prices?
What are your favorite local restaurants?
Beef & leaf across the street, Inka’s, Craftworks… these are popular ones. There are so many restaurants here!
Where do you like to do your clothes/home shopping?
A lot of shopping is done online! The PX at Yongsan has a fair selection. You can also go into the city to Myeongdong for more high-end stores.
Where do you go if you want to grab a coffee with friends and relax?
Best spot for a date night?
Best rainy day energy-busters for the kids?
What do you LOVE about your duty station?
What else would you tell your friend who has just received orders?
We Want To Know:
Have you lived in Korea? What would you add to these questions?
Meet Your Contributor:
Chantal is wife to an Army pilot and mom to a busy toddler girl. They have been stationed in Korea since the end of 2013 and love it! She blogs at www.scatteredseashells.com