Drinking is a big part of Korean culture, and it seems like everyone in Korea drinks. It's so omnipresent, that sometimes it can feel more like it's part of your job! Why exactly is this? Well, let’s find out! (Plus tips on how to refuse.)
Korean alcohol is truly a beast unto itself. Because Korea is such an isolated country, the populace came up with some very creative ways to get their drink on. It can be a little intimidating see all of these intensely foreign liquors when approaching the fridge of your local convenience store, so here’s a guide to the liquors you’re most likely to encounter!
Korean drinking culture can be very complicated to some people new to Korea. But drinking with others is more than just getting drunk, it's about conveying respect! So if you're going to be drinking in Korea, be sure to watch this video with all the dos and donts of Korean drinking culture!
If you're traveling to Korea and looking for some bars in Seoul, there’s plenty to choose from. But we’re all trying to save a bit of cash, right? Find out where to go in Seoul for free refills on alcohol so you can get wasted the cheapest way possible!