South Korean ‘comfort women’ were recently remembered at an event in Melbourne as part of ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,’ a movement that began at Rutgers University in 1991 but is now sponsored by the UN.
Eating lunch alone or having a quiet beer at home on the couch doesn’t strike most Westerners as out of the ordinary; but in South Korea, a country whose culture is more oriented toward group affiliation, something as simple as having a sandwich at your desk could mark you as anti-social or an object of pity: the dreaded wangtta, or social outcast, doomed to a life of solitary meals and other lonely pursuits.
Are you Planning on Teaching Abroad Forever? If you answered “no” to that question, then this post will be an interesting read for you! My own interest in what happens to ESL/EFL teachers abroad who go back to their home countries began a couple of years ago. That was the …
Who’s been watching “Goblin” or “Goblin: The Lonely and Great God“, the hottest and newest Korean drama around? If you are not watching it, you are missing out big time! Starring Gong Yoo, Lee Dong-wook, Kim Go-eun and Yoo In-na, the drama is currently airing on Korean cable channel called tvN on Fridays and Saturdays. … Continue reading Which Ski Resort Was a Korean Drama “Goblin” Filmed?
Korean buffets are a fun way to experience a lot of different Korean foods while in Korea in a short amount of time. While the quality of the food isn't going to rival other restaurants, it's usually good enough - after all, Koreans are their main customers.
Check out a Korean buffet during your next trip to Korea to experience more of the food, and to help you decide which types you enjoy and which types to avoid.
Whether you are meeting a friend or catching a train; it is very important to be on time. In this article, we will look at how to say ‘time’ in Korean. This will help you make sure that you do things at the right time, and that you don’t waste your time.
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