100 Years of Women’s Fashion in Korea

While I was watching the new film The Age of Shadows (2016, Dir. Kim Jee-woon) last week, what stood out to me a lot was the...

Which Skin Tone Do You Have? Cool vs. Warm

  As the Korean Wave is fast sweeping the world, many women copy after the fashion and makeup of those glamorous Korean actresses on screen....

Why so many Koreans are good at singing

Among various stereotypes about Koreans, having great singing voices is probably a lesser known yet subtle statement. Nicholas Harkness, Associate Professor of Anthropology at...

New K-Pop Girl Group Wear Bibs on Stage and People Are Not Happy

A newly debuted K-pop girl group, Bonus Baby, is currently at the center of attention after a recent stage performance on May 12. Unfortunately...

The Top Three Jjampong Restaurants to Taste in Koreatown

More than 20restaurants were in competition-from a famous Korean franchise to a traditional restaurant in Ktown with 31 years of history. Restaurants have special...

[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...

Halloween Costume Ideas – Get Dressed the Korean Way

Halloween is already coming up and there's always a ton of pressure to avoid the awkward encounter with a person wearing the same costume...

Korean Instant Ramen Sold 8x as Expensive as the Original Price

Couple of years ago, one of the spiciest instant ramen products in Korea, Buldak Bokkeum Myun was found popular in the U.S., since its...

Top 10 Greatest South Korean Inventions Ranked

On May 19th, South Korea celebrated its 52nd  “Inventors’ Day.” The date of May 19th is when King Sejong the Great is said to...

Uniquely Themed Cafes You Can Find in Korea

Cafe culture in Korea shows an interesting shape of development. On one hand, the number of people who savor the flavor and aroma of...

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