Costco is an American, membership-only, wholesale retail store with locations throughout Korea. Currently, the nearest location to Sejong City is in Daejeon. Costco has a wide range of products, many of which are American brands. You can [continue reading...]
Korea has a plethora of high quality cosmetics chains that sell everything from standard cosmetics to natural ingredient-based makeup and skin care products to expensive anti-aging systems. Korean beauty products are diverse, fairly inexpensive and [continue reading...]
For many reasons, you may find yourself in need of a stationery store. Whether you need some writing paper, cute gifts to send home, or prizes for your students, Jochiwon is more than able to meet [continue reading...]
If you are an artist, you are probably wondering where to find real, high quality art supplies in Jochiwon/Sejong. While stationery stores have a variety of simple art supplies such as watercolor paints, sketchbooks, pencils, [continue reading...]
Between the affordable prices, the over-the-top fashion, and all the freebies you’ll get just for browsing, Korea does shopping right. Online and off, shopping is easy and efficient. But maybe reading all that Hangul gives [continue reading...]
The Jochiwon traditional outdoor market (조치원 시장), now called the Sejong City Traditional Market, is a great place to shop for produce, clothes, household items, seafood, traditional Korean food, and numerous other items.
Homeplus is the big department store that combines groceries, clothes, stationery and electronics. It’s much like a Walmart or Tesco; in fact, it is a Tesco-owned company. You have several options for getting there, from walking [continue reading...]
HomePlus, Costco, E-Mart and foreign food markets are the best places to shop for Western and non-Korean food in the Sejong area.
Usually after moving to a new place it takes a while to figure out where to get the best prices on different things. Sometimes it takes a long while to simply find things. Groceries are [continue reading...]
Jochiwon has at least three thrift shops you can browse through.