Category Archives: Korean Etiquette

Korean Titles of Family and People

Korean Titles of Family and People

Korean titles of family and people work in a very different way than they work in English. However, it is vital that you know how they work; otherwise you could accidentally say the wrong thing and offend somebody. Titles are used far more frequently in Korean than they are in English, so they are important…

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drinking culture in korea

Drinking Culture in Korea

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 more than people in any other country in Asia! You might have also noticed how difficult it seems to escape…

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Korean Business Etiquette and Business Practices

Korean Business Etiquette and Business Practices

As a person who might be interested in working for a company in South Korea, it’s important to know the local customs for doing business and experiencing company life. Just like any other country, South Korea has their own particular working and business culture. Thus everyone planning to work or do business in Korea should be…

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Fun Facts About South Korea

8 Fun Facts About South Korea

Why did you start learning the Korean language? For many, it’s because South Korea is a unique, vibrant country full of culture and entertainment that is only genuinely accessible through the language. South Korea has too many interesting festivals, holidays, and celebrations to list, and it’s truly a delight to experience both as a visitor…

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Korean Superstitions

Korean Superstitions That Just May Save Your Life

Stepping on cracks, walking under ladders, black cats crossing your path, a rabbit’s foot, and crossing your fingers—all superstitions that are said to affect your levels of luck. Whether or not you believe in luck, you’re bound to come across superstitions in your life to some degree. And as a savvy and socially aware person,…

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Korean Etiquette

Korean Etiquette: Don’t Do These 11 Things

Back when we were elementary school students, our teachers always encouraged us to make mistakes. After all, mistakes are how we learn, right? And who is to say that a duck can’t be purple? Even though we aren’t little kids anymore, it’s still okay to make mistakes. However, now that we’re a little older and…

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