Few days ago one of my foreign friend ask me about “Your country is about to breakout the wars between South Korea and North Korea and why people so quiet?” He ask me about “Why? South Koreans also quiet and they don’t care about it.”Read more ›
Oreo O’s were a Post breakfast cereal that was first launched in 1998, but canceled in the United States, sometime in the mid 2000s, presumably because once people had a bowl they stopped buying any other Post cereal. While not available for purchase in the United States, Oreo O’s are [...]
Probably you will find something in common. That’s true. The camera is taking a picture of a person a little from above, diagonally. Korean women often take picture of themselves from this angle, and they look much prettier that way. Their eyes look bigger, and their faces look more slim [...]
May is often called “Family Month” in Korea for a reason. Each year, Children’s Day falls on May 5th, Parents’ Day on May 8th, and Teachers’ Day is every May 15th. Although these holidays are generally inspired by foreign traditions, honoring family and education is indigenous to Korea.
Do you know Korean snack? If you want to know about Korean snack, view this video!
You might see some strange thing on rainy day. Everybody says they will drink Makgeolli. Do you know Makgeolli? It is a korean traditional brewing grain wine. It tastes good! Foreigners like Makgeolli, too! Its sweet taste kills me. There are also many different tastes depends on ingredients like chestnut, [...]
Do you know Sungryemun? It is one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoul,South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon Dynasty. The gate is located in Jung-gu between Seoul Station and Seoul City Plaza, with the historic 24-hour Namdaemun market is next to the gate.
Let’s talk about nuna. Nuna is younger man call his older female friends or between the relationship younger boyfriend call their older girlfriend. So like a younger girl friend call their older boyfriend oppa in Korea, younger man call their older boyfriend nuna. It sounds so cute, too!http://youtu.be/SIcNn5VbeLc
People who like Korean dramas often ask, “Do Korean High School students really study that intensely? The answer is that they study even more intensely than you think. It is so intensive, that some students even choose to commit suicide because of the stress. The Education system in Korea is [...]
Korea is a relatively small country. Based on size Korea ranked 108th among 200 countries. The size of Korea is 1/170 the size of Russia, 1/95 the size of the USA and China and 1/4 the size of Japan. But Korea’s population is huge. Korea has a population of 50,000,000people, [...]
Probably you will find something in common. That’s true. The camera is taking a picture of a person a little from above, diagonally. Korean women often take picture...
Do Korean High Schools work their students to death?
People who like Korean dramas often ask, “Do Korean High School students really study that intensely? The answer...April 30, 2013 at 10:25 am
Let’s talk about nuna. Nuna is younger man call his older female friends or between the relationship younger boyfriend call their older girlfriend. So like a younger girl...
Just 10 years ago Korea was a frontier country, So most people did not even know the word안녕하세요(annyeonghaseyo; hi). However, with the help of the Korean wave, Korean vocabulary has started to spread around the world. Lets take a look at some representative examples. 1. Aegyo (애교) Aegyo means: [...]Read more ›
It is a question that I often hear from westerners. “Why do Korean people dislike Japan and China? Actually, it’s not only Korea. Statistically, on average, all three countries dislike each other. Let’s take a look at the photo below. In this graph, it shows how much each country on [...]Read more ›
Psy released his new song entitled “Gentleman.” Here are the song, lyrics, and English translation via kpopstarz.com. Gentleman lyrics (and English translation) Ah~!알랑가몰라 왜 화끈해야 하는건지 (I don’t know if you know why it needs to be hot)알랑가몰라 왜 말끔해야 하는건지 (I don’t know if you know why it [...]Read more ›
Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the male penis. It is a surgical procedure that removes the gray section in the picture below. The majority of Korean men get circumcised More than 90% of Korean men get circumcised. So when foreign men go to a sauna [...]Read more ›
Korea, China and Japan all use chopsticks. But, the chopsticks that they use are all a little bit different. Japan: Chopsticks in Japan are relatively short and have sharp tips. They use wooden chopsticks. China: Their chopsticks are long and thick. They mainly use wooden chopsticks, however plastic chopsticks are [...]Read more ›
It’s a question that foreigners ask me a lot: “Why are Korean people curious about other people’s blood types?” ‘Psychology based on blood type’ is popular in Korea. The basic idea of this theory is that each blood type has a special personality associated with it. Here are some basic [...]Read more ›
North East Asians share some similar features in appearance but there are also differences as well. Korean people also have their own unique features. Lets’ find out what some of these features are. 1. Korean people tend not to have double eyelids, and their noses are usually low. This [...]Read more ›
The gayageum is a traditional Korean instrument. It is very hard to play because it must be played with the fingers, but the gayageum’s strings are very hard, so the gayageum usually makes the player’s fingers bleed. It hurts players more than a guitar but its sound is very beautiful. [...]Read more ›
Today we are going to introduce one of Korea’s representative dishes… Ramen. Ramen is not a traditional Korean food, but following the entrance of instant ramen in the 1960’s Korea has now become the world largest producer of instant ramen. Korea not only produces a large amount, but there is [...]Read more ›
There are several distinct features of a Korean style Marriage. The main feature is that a man covers more expenses than a woman. Traditionally once people get engaged in Korea, men are supposed to take care of the housing and women are supposed to buy all the stuff that goes [...]Read more ›
There are a lot of shops in Korea that are open 24/7. There are a lot of stores that stay open 24/7 like convenience stores and Laundromats, but the most appealing places are delivery restaurants that stay open 24/7. There are a lot of restaurants in Korea that deliver food [...]Read more ›
If you date a Korean, it can be a very interesting experience. When dating a Korean, there’s a lot of pros and cons, so people often say that sometimes it’s difficult to get used to the differences. Let’s find out what are some pros and cons of dating a Korean. [...]Read more ›
Once something becomes a trend in Korea, it quickly spreads throughout the whole country. Of course, even in America trends last for a while. For example, in the 90’s GAP was popular then in the 2000s Abecrombie was famous in the East and Holister in the west. However, in Korea [...]Read more ›
There’s at least one of these on every street you go to in Korea. They are lined up side by side, especially in crowded areas. They are stands that sell Koreas representative street food, 떡볶이 Spicy rice cakes, 튀김 fried foods, 순대 intestines filled with noodles, and 어묵 fish cakes [...]Read more ›
Nowadays the majority of Korean people use smartphones equipped with 4G. Since people do a lot of things with their phones, you can easily see Korean people holding their phones at subway stations or bus stops. And it is all thanks to the fast internet speed. Wherever you go in Korea, [...]Read more ›
Noe Alonzo is a YouTuber who loves Korean life and Koreans. He talks about a variety of situations in Korea that foreigners are surprised about. He went from Texas to Korea in 2011 to teach English. He has a Japanese girlfriend, so he wanted to go to Japan. But they [...]Read more ›
Korea’s university system is quite unique. Let’s discuss some of the unique points of Korea’s university system. – Almost 80% of high school graduates go on to attend college. So naturally there are a lot of students in most classes. On average, there are about 30-40 students in each class. [...]Read more ›