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April 17, 2013

Korean Art of Face Reading: How to Know if Men are Players

Gwansang (관상), aka physiognomy (or “face reading”), is the ancient art of predicting someone’s personality …

April 15, 2013

Should I Be Scared of North Korea?

Recently, there’s been a lot of news about North Korea. A lot of you may …

April 12, 2013

25 Places to Go on a Single Seoul Subway Line (#2)!

Here’s traveling Seoul made easy. If you have to know a single Seoul Subway Line,

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 9, 2013

15 Traditional Markets in Seoul: Well-Known & Hidden Gems

Only the most famous and well-known markets are suggested to travelers. And for good reason. …

April 8, 2013

Make Sure You’re Not Totally Clueless in Korea (눈치, nunchi)!

In Korean, there’s a really useful and common phrase that’s used to describe those really …

April 5, 2013

8 Korean Karaoke (Noraebang) Videos Guaranteed to Make Your Laugh!

Just like many Asian cultures, Korea has a huge culture for karaoke (called noraebang in …

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 29, 2013

Guide: How to Eat Korean BBQ the Right Way (Galbi)

There’s no PERFECT way to eat galbi, but there are certain things that nearly all …

March 28, 2013

8 Han River (Hangang) Cafes for Spectacular Views

The Han River is one of the most beautiful things about Seoul. Luckily for you, …

March 26, 2013

How to Hang Out Like a Korean Local (Rounds)

If you’ve ever been to Korea, you know that there’s a lot of hanging out …

March 25, 2013

How to Say Your Zipper is Open in Korean!

There’s always that awkward situation where you’re talking with someone but their zipper is open. …

March 22, 2013

Miss the Last Train? Here’s What to Do

Seoul’s subway runs a little past midnight. But if you’re having too much fun chatting …

March 20, 2013

Why You Might Look Really Cheap in Korea

We went over the really Korean way of paying for stuff (taking turns). But you …

March 14, 2013

Lose Your Things? Here’s What to Do!

If you’re too busy engaging in a heated discussion with your frenemy about who the

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