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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Incheon, they said...

"Incheon is a bustling city with a rich history and culture, and there are several things expats should know before moving there. Firstly, the official language is Korean, and while English is taught in schools, not everyone may be fluent in it. Therefore, learning basic Korean phrases can be beneficial. The cost of living in Incheon is relatively lower compared to Seoul, but it's still higher than in many Western countries. Housing can be expensive, especially in popular expat areas. Incheon has a well-developed public transportation system, including buses, subways, and taxis, which are relatively affordable. The city is known for its food culture, with a variety of local and international cuisines available. However, Korean food can be quite spicy, so it may take some time to get used to it. Incheon has a humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and cold, dry winters. Healthcare in Incheon is of a high standard, with both public and private hospitals available. However, it's recommended to have health insurance as healthcare can be expensive. Incheon is generally safe, but like any city, it's advisable to take precautions, especially at night. The city has a mix of modern and traditional culture, with plenty of historical sites, museums, and festivals to enjoy. Lastly, Koreans value respect and politeness, so it's important to familiarize yourself with Korean etiquette and customs," commented one expat who made the move to Incheon, Korea.

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