Korea knows how to celebrate the Summer~ Whether you like rocking out, getting down & dirty, or frolicking through the flowers, Korea has a festival for you coming up in July! #1. ANSAN M VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL 2015 안산M밸리록페스티멀 Attention all Rock music fans, this festival is for you! The Ansan M Valley Rock
Visitors to Seoul should all spare some time to experience Korea’s vibrant culture, unique foods, and shop for great bargains at the city’s world famous markets. Most visitors are attracted to the well-known markets of Seoul, such as the Gwangjang Market, Namdaemun Market, or the Noryangjin Fish Market. While these markets are full of great food and good buys,
Flowers are a beautiful, sure way to mark the end of the freezing, miserable temperatures that Korea is notorious for. As the country is blanketed in beautiful, colorful blossoms, spring flower festivals are a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. There was the Yeouido cherry blossom festival and Everland’s tulip and
As guests to this country, we need to adapt to the new culture not the other way round. The following may help us to understand how Korean people think in regard to their business relationships. THE DANGERS OF MIXING BUSINESS AND PLEASURE AND OF THINKING ONLY BUSINESS Western Culture = Never mix business with pleasure.
Jjimjilbang, once merely a curious observation of Korean culture by non-locals, have steadily grown in popularity and acceptance in recent years with global celebrities and non-Koreans alike among the latest fans. Its popularity boom is to the point that it’s not unusual now to find one or two in many major cities around the world. But even though
This is Part 3 of a blog which outlines the areas where Eastern and Western culture clash that can cause friction at work or even in our place of study in South Korea; I mentioned before the tension that exists between the two cultures of Individualism = Western and Collectivism = Korea, which can cause
In Seoul, the whirlwind pace of life and blitz on all your senses makes it easy to get lost in its metropolitan modernity. Seoul itself seems to crane its head strictly towards the future in the form of higher skyscrapers and talks of economic growth and expansion making it easy to forget the fascinating, difficult, and sometimes harrowing past
It’s not just about watching pretty people eat. Have you heard of 먹방 (meokbang)? It’s short for 먹는방송 (meokneunbangsong) which translates to ”eating broadcasting”, a very fitting name as it is just what meokbang is; a live broadcast of a person eating copious amounts of food. Despite being a fairly new phenomenon meokbang has garnered