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April 11, 2013

Money Etiquette in Korea: How NOT to Be Rude!

Whether you like it or not you’ll be using money pretty much everyday in Korea. …

April 2, 2013

What it Means to Be Oppa, Unnie, Hyung, Noona (Older in Korea)

– Oppa (오빠) = Older brother (used by females)
– Noona (누나) = Older sister

March 13, 2013

When and Why You Should Buy Your Korean Friend a Meal

Korea’s changing rapidly, and many of the more “modern” Koreans tend to pay for meals

March 11, 2013

A Special Kind of Korean Love – Jeong (정)

In Korea, there is a special type of love that really explains a lot about …

February 25, 2013

When and How to Bow in Korea

Just like many Asian countries, bowing is a big part of greetings in Korea. It’s …

February 12, 2013

Visiting a Korean Person’s Home? Bring a Gift!

If a Korean person has been kind enough to invite you over to their …

January 14, 2013

Seoul Nightlife: Korean Bar Culture

If you’re planning on hanging out at a few bars while you’re here in Korea, …

November 26, 2012

Korean Culture via My Sassy Girl (Movie)

A favorite classic Korean movie for many is My Sassy Girl. But it’s not just …

November 15, 2012

Unusual Korean Superstitions that Kill, Blind and Haunt!

Korean superstitions have been viewed by many people as unusual and even downright cuh-razy. All …

November 12, 2012

Korean Business Etiquette: Company Dinners

If you’re going to Korea on a business trip, you might end up at a …

October 5, 2012

Culture Shock in Korea: Why You Might Feel Uncomfortable!

Korean culture is dynamic, fun and interesting. But all cultures are different, and if you’re …

October 2, 2012

Korean Age, Why You’re Older in Korea!

There’s something called Korean age, which basically adds one or two more years to your …

September 25, 2012

Birthdays in Korea

Birthdays are the most important day of the year for everyone, and the same is …

August 30, 2012

Korean Drinking Etiquette: Follow These Rules So You’re Not Rude!

Korean drinking culture can be very complicated to some people new to Korea. But drinking …

August 13, 2012

Fun Korean Dating Superstitions: Don’t Break Up!

Every culture has their own superstitions about wealth, luck, and love, and Korea is no …

July 30, 2012

Korean Table Manners

If you’re ever going to come to Korea or meet Korean meals, you’ll of course …