Manners in South Korea Part 2

Greeting manners: The traditional way to greet someone in South Korea is to bow to someone with your hands placed at your sides, while saying ‘hello’. As western culture is

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Manners in South Korea Part 1

Manners on social occasions: Names of Koreans are always made up of three Chinese characters, but pronounced in the Korean way. Different from English names, the last names of Koreans

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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

Lim Hyuk-ju lives in a tiny apartment in a bustling student neighborhood of South Korea’s capital, Seoul. The apartment is just 30 sq. ft. — basically a walk-in closet with

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Literature in South Korea 2

Compared with the literature popular in the earlier times, the literature of the first stages of the Joseon Dynasty is distinctive. As we all know, King Sejong invented Hunminjeongeum in

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South Korea’s Literature

The literature of South Korea can be divided into two parts: written literature and oral literature. The written literature can be divided into more parts like Lidu literature (which was

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Lotte World

  Lotte World is a theme park located in downtown Seoul. It was opened on July 12, 1989, and has been the most popular theme park in Korea since then.

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Fishing in South Korea

South Korea is surrounded by water and has many water resources such as lakes, seas, beaches, ponds and rivers, so its most famous cuisine is actually based on seafood, including

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The South Korean Flag

The flag which symbolizes South Korea in this world is also known as Taegukgi, which is another name for the national flag of the Republic of Korea. This flag is

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Viewers bash PyeongChang video featuring dancing frenzy

A video being used by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to promote the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is the subject of heated criticism over what

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2018 Olympic Games – the vision and strategy by Korea

Apart from the political situation dividing North and South Korea, Korea is united with a common traditional culture which is rich in art and lifestyle patterns. Starting from the historic

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