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!
If you're planning on hanging out at a few bars while you're here in Korea, you might want to know a few cultural tidbits that'll make you feel less awkward here. Here's a video on what going to the bars in Korea is like!
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!
Every culture has their own superstitions about wealth, luck, and love, and Korea is no different. Watch this video about Korean dating superstitions so you can avoid breaking up with your Korean girlfriend or boyfriend!