[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...

5 Korean Dogstagram Accounts to Follow

There is nothing better than cute dog pictures that heal your minds even on tough days. Thanks to social media, the cutest images of...

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...

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...

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....

Koreans Favor May Over June for Marriage

You must have heard "June bride" before. But how about "May bride"? Whereas June is the most popular month to tie the knot in the...

[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] 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...

Goods for Good Causes – Top 5 Korean Fundraising Products

Cute fashion accessories are always welcomed, but wouldn’t it be even better if you can purchase them for good causes? In Korea, nonprofit organizations,...

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