[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...

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...

Be Cool By Being Hot

It feels like it was New Year’s eve just a couple weeks ago, but we’ve already come half way through the year and summer...

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...

[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...

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...

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...

British Singersongwriter Damon Albarn Speaks about His Visit to North Korea

“Visiting North Korea was like going into the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland. It felt like I was falling under the spell.” Gorillaz member...

Korea’s School Uniforms for Female Students Shock People

Throughout the history, women have been subjects of body politics. Not to mention the cultural/religious garments worn to cover women’s bodies in public, body...

5 Latest Trends in Korea, Winter 2017

These days, it’s not so hard to experience Korean culture even if you live on the other side of the world – most of...

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