Culture

Does Korea Have Drag Queens?

Drag queens remain a rare sight in Korea but no doubt are the number of them increasing in 2021, especially for a country that’s still

What Are Chaebols In Korea?

The word chaebol (재벌) is a combination of the Korean words 재 (wealth) and 벌 (clan or clique). Korea’s chaebol are family-owned businesses (비지니스) that

What Is Korean Shamanism?

Korean Shamanism is the polytheistic and animistic ethnic religion of Korea which dates back to prehistory and consists of the worship of gods (신), ancestors

5 Facts About Korean Love Motels

When visiting Korea, there are a variety of options when it comes to accommodations (숙소). There’s an excellent mix of hotels (호텔), hostels (호스텔), guesthouses

What to Do in Korea for Seollal 2020

설날 (Seollal), known as the Korean Lunar New Year is one of the most celebrated national holidays in Korea.  During this period, many Koreans head back

The Dark Side of K-Pop

K-Pop idols seem to have it all—fame, beauty and wealth, but all of those comes at a price. Besides the seemingly glamorous façade of the

8 Interesting Korean Myths

Many of the Korean myths and folktales were introduced through Shamanism, with the believe that spirits possess objects on earth. You might’ve recognised some of

Why do Korean Men Wear Makeup?

When it comes to beauty, it is almost impossible to not think of Koreans with their beautiful and flawless skin, especially if you are a

Korean Work Culture

The shocking Korean working culture has been making headlines in numerous newspapers around the world. These are just two news article that talks about the

서울 등 축제 Seoul Lantern Festival

What is the Seoul Lantern Festival? The 서울 등 축제 Seoul Lantern Festival is an annual festival held every November in Seoul, South Korea. Hundreds of lanterns

Bullying in South Korea

If you are a fan of K-drama and K-movies, you have probably seen scenes where the “popular” kids were seen bullying the weaker student. Perhaps

5 Popular Korean 방 Bang

In the Korean language, “bang” “방” translates as a “room”.  In the Western world, “room” refers to a private space used by a restricted group

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