Yes! The strength of the Euro, together with the recent weakness of the Korean Won, is making all Spaniards living in Seoul and getting paid in Euros feel richer and richer 😀 The same is happening to other ICEX interns, like my friend Alberto (in Ho Chi Minh City).
When I arrived in Korea (on october 4th 2007), a Euro was worth 1294.55 Won. Yesterday the exchange rate was 1610.31 Won per Euro (a 24% increase!!). What I’m afraid about is that I had to give 1,800,000 Won (around 1,500 Euro at that time) deposit for my appartment and I don’t get that money back until I leave in december. At this pace, by december, maybe my 1,800,000 Won are worth two euros and a half:$