Korean Culture

Korea Q&A: How Westernized is Korea?

How Westernized is Korea

We got a pretty interesting question about how westernized Korea is. Korea’s on the other side of world from Western nations, but just like most places in the world, Western culture has influenced life in Korea. See what’s changed and what’s stayed true in Korean culture. Hanbok (한복) Korea’s traditional ...

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Understanding Racism in Korea

Black face on national television. Shows Korea's lack of exposure/sensitivity to black people.

There's no doubt about it. Every country has its share of crazy racist people. Korea, of course, is no exception. But racism in Korea is sometimes more than just simple, unfound hate. Some of the racism is founded on scars centuries year old, some of it is purely out of fear of the unknown.

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