Kpop Cover Dance Boom Takes Center Stage on University Campuses

Hallyu (Korean Wave) is more than just an increased popularity of Korean music abroad. The Korean Wave refers to the rising interest in Korean entertainment...

[Korean Culture 101] Basic Table Manners

Dear anyone who is planning to eat Korean food with a traditionally Korean family/ friends, Food is an integral part of culture and sharing food...

[Korean Culture 101] The Culture of Dieting in Korea

Dieting and losing weight is a common concern for many women in Korea - to  the point that there exists a popular saying, "Dieting is...

Korean Firefighters Go Shirtless to Help Low-Income Burn Victims

Korean firefighters are taking their gears off and going shirtless for charitable cause. The "Momjjang Firefighter Calendar" met its third year of helping low-income burn...

[Korean Culture 101] Comparing the Korean vs. American College Experience

There is a plethora of differences between how students in Korea and students in the U.S. get admitted to universities - everything from the...

[Korean Culture 101] Who pays for the meal?

Imagine - you have just enjoyed a delicious meal at an all-you-can-eat KBBQ place with seven other friends. The waitress retrieves the side dishes before...

“Let’s Open My $14,000 Luxury Shopping Boxes Together!”

A Korean YouTube blogger is a hot issue as she posted a video titled 'I spent $14,000 on luxury shopping. Let's unbox the luxury...

5 Easy Yet Effective Photo Editing Apps

With more and more people joining Instagram, it's hard to settle down with #nofilter. If you're looking for new smartphone applications to turn an...

[Korean Culture 101] “Ppalli Ppalli Culture” – Korean’s Disposition to Like Fast-paced Lifestyle

How long does it take, on average, for a Korean person to reply to a text message? Is that time significantly different from that...

[Korean Culture 101] Is “Real Men” an Accurate Depiction of the Korean Military?

What is Real Men? Real Men is a popular variety show where a team of celebrities experiences the Korean military as real soldiers. Who is on...

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