If you’ve ever been to Korea as an adult, either as a student or as a worker, you probably noticed right away how much Koreans drink. In fact, it’s been statistically proven that Koreans drink the most hard alcohol in the world – even more than Russians!
You might have also noticed how difficult it seems to escape from meetings involving drinking, even if you’re not into it yourself. Almost every time you meet a new person, or even an old friend, someone will likely suggest a round of drinks. The impression you get is that it’s an important part of Korean culture, and that especially soju is liked by many Koreans, but you’re probably wondering how the Korean drinking culture came to be this way. You might still be curious of all the rules that have to do with it, such as never leaving a glass empty. With this post we would like to explain to you why the drinking culture in Korea is the way it is.
If you want to improve you’re English speaking skills, you’ve come to the right place! I’m going to give you one a favourite English speaking tip. This one is about how to open a conversation in English.
Are you planning a trip to Korea? Traveling can be expensive, and I'm not only talking about the airfare. There's food, transportation, souvenirs, and other expenses that can quickly add up. But not to fear! After living in Korea for several years, I've compiled a list of 8 secret tips you can use to help save you money while traveling in Korea.
Watch the video here, and check out the tips below~!
Here are the 8 tips described in this video:
#1: Kimbap is Cheap and Healthy (김밥)
#2: Transportation Cards (교통 카드), Membership Cards, and Point Cards
Even if you’ve already been in Seoul for a while, or are currently planning your first or second trip there, it’s hard to run out of fun things to do in Seoul. But the problem is that if you go online and search the topic, especially if you are new to the country and the language, many sources always seem to tell you the same things. Because of this, it’s easy to get the feeling that there’s not much to do or see in Seoul.
It’s time to shake that feeling off now! We’ve compiled together a list of fun things to do in Seoul that include many of those spots you’ve already read about before, but also many others you might not know about yet. This post is your perfect source for a bucket list for Seoul!
It’s no secret that this wonderful resort island in South Korea, Jeju Island, offers a breathtaking natural beauty all year round. While every visit to this island in South Korea brings a different emotion to its visitors, it is the winter season that beckons travelers as one can discover Jeju’s best-kept secrets. But there are … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Jeju Island Especially in Winter
71 Tips for Speaking English There are many reasons why someone wants to practice speaking English. Perhaps you need to speak English well to get a job such as a flight attendant, doctor or teacher. Maybe you need to speak English fluently to get into a university program like international …
What would it mean for you to be able to speak English more freely and fluently? Would you be able to get that job you want? Get accepted into a prestigious program in a university? Go abroad to study? Travel and not worry about communication? Get a high score on a speaking test? Find a boyfriend or girlfriend from a foreign country?
Hi everyone, it's been a long time. I keep meaning to post more, but Korea is less relevant to me these days. I still blog, but now it is usually only about cycle touring, which has been a new and exciting hobby I have been doing since coming to Australia.
Anyway, I thought I'd address the controversial topics of immigration and integration for my first post since over a year ago, and relate it to Korea to keep things relevant.