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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

Korean Convenience Store Heaven!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Korean convenience stores are still continuing on making themselves widely known to everyone from all across the globe! Why would

Everything About The Korean Hierarchy System

Korean Hierarchy System. Sounds familiar? Sounds foreign? Well… Oppa? Noona? You’ve definitely heard those words before. As much as K-Pop fans often misunderstand these words

Korean Blood Type Personalities

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “What’s your blood type?” is a very common thing to ask, especially during blind dates! 혈액형이 뭐예요? (hyeol-aek-hyung-i mwoyeyo?) –

List of Korean Stereotypes!

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Korean stereotypes” is a topic that is frequently discussed among those who are..well..not Korean. You might ask, what is the

4 Types of Blind Dating in Korea

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Blind Dating, which is known as 소개팅 (sogaeting) in Korea is really popular and common amongst people who are as

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What is Konglish?

One of the slangs that are widely spoken in Korea is Konglish. If you’re not sure what it is, in layman’s term, Konglish is the

What Ghost Do Koreans Believe In?

What Ghost Do Koreans Believe In?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ever wondered what ghost do Koreans believe in? The answers may surprise you. Some of these supernatural beings can be

Korean superstitions

Korean Superstitions: Do they make sense?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Korean superstitions can include anything from the supernatural to the completely mundane but is it worth being dismissed, saying that

Guide To Korean Fashion 2019

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Over the last decade, Korean fashion has been creating a buzz worldwide. With unconventional pairing and edgy style, they have