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광복절 – Korea’s Independence day: 10 Facts You Need to Know

n this day 72 years ago, Korea gained independence from Japan and was liberated. 광복절, pronounced Gwangbokjeol, which literally translates to the day light returned, i.e liberation day, means a lot to Koreans all over the world and it’s wildly celebrated as the day Korea freed itself from the clutches of Japan’s rule. Even though independence was […]

Defamation in Korea: “The truth is not a defence”

Koreanized : Best and Most Effective Korean Hashtags On Instagram

nstagram or hashtags needs no explanation. According to Facebook Korea, in 2015, Instagram users in Korea grew at a rapid pace, so rapid it grew at the fastest pace worldwide. That tells you everything you need to know about Instagram in Korea and how huge it has become. The importance of adding the right Korean […]

Defamation in Korea: “The truth is not a defence”

Korea Life: 5 Characteristics of Foreigners in Korea You May Dislike

It isn’t uncommon for people especially in a foreign place and country to develop certain characteristics, and foreigners here in Korea are no exception. If you have lived in Korea, perhaps you already possess some of these characteristics. After extensive research, we put together a list of some of the most common characteristics of foreigners […]

Defamation in Korea: “The truth is not a defence”

Living in Korea: Top 10 Rude Questions Asked to Foreign Guys By Korean Men

1. “How big is your d*ck? I heard foreign guys have bigger d*cks” How does one justify asking a random stranger a question like that? Forget being of a different nationality and culture, a Korean guy asking another random stranger who happens to be Korean as well still would be considered extremely rude. 2. “How […]

Hell Joseon: Questionable Aspects of Korean Education in Dramas & Films