Category Archive: Language Learning

Preparing for White Day(화이트데이) in Japan & Korea

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Valentine’s Day was just over on February 14, but did you know that March 14 is White Day 화이트데이 in Japan and Korea? Almost exclusively celebrated in East Asia, White Day is a… Continue reading

What does March 1 mean to Koreans?

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Wondering what’s the big hoo-ha about Japanese netizens reacting to SNSD’s Sunny’s instagram post?  She basically said “역사를 잊은 민족에게 미래는 없다” which means “A nation who forgets history has no future”.  To… Continue reading

Wonder what do Koreans do on Seollal?

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In Korea, we say “새해 복 많이 받으세요” on both New Year’s Day (1st Jan the usual Solar Calendar) and 설날 Seollal (1st Jan Lunar Calendar). So, what do Koreans do on Seollal?… Continue reading

In preparation for Valentine’s Day in Korea

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By now, I’m sure most of you SOCKs would have realized that in Korea and Japan, 14 February Valentine’s Day, is all about confessing your love to the man/guy you like. Yes, it’s… Continue reading

Korean Table Manners

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Check out what our PR manager, Titus, observed about Korean Dining Etiquette during his stay in Korea!

Is the Namsan Tower (N-Seoul Tower) overrated?

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What’s the big hype about N-Seoul Tower? Find out what to do there and if it’s worth your while to visit.

10000 won Donkatsu buffet in Gwanghwamoon (광화문)

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Craving for some fried pork cutlet in the cold of winter? Here’s where to eat till you drop for 10000won! ^^

4 Korean Performances (Musicals and Plays) to check out in January 2015 (1월의 고연)

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Want to know where the cool Korean performances (musicals and plays) are in January?

Top 6 Franchised Korean Coffee Chains in Seoul (카페)

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Today, we’re going to look at our top 6 favorite Korean coffee franchises to check out when you’re in Seoul.

[올해의 각오 2015] Share with us your New Year Resolution 2015!

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Here’s to an even more awesome 2015 where we bring to you more cool things about Korea.

Find out more about our line up for 2015.