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  • Doctors Are Tattoo Artists in SK...?

    If you're a Kpop fan, you must know that tattoo is kind of a taboo in South Korea. Korean stars who have a big tattoo should cover it with a bandage or makeup on TV. Many Koreans have a bad opinion of tattooed people. But did you also know that tattoo artists are illegal in the country?🤦
  • How to Save Money as a Kpop Fan

    You thought that being a Kpop fan costs a lot of money until today 😎 Let me introduce how Korean Kpop fans save money in a fun way: Bias Savings (최애 적금).
  • Love is Giving a Drumstick to Another🍗

    The first thing you should know about Korean chicken culture is this: Don't eat a drumstick without consent. If you do, you could even go to prison. 😱
  • I Recommend This Book to You!

    I'm so happy that I found an English book that I can recommend to you. It's When You Trap a Tiger (2020) written by Tae Keller, a 3rd generation Korean immigrant born and raised in Honolulu.
  • 💉 Vaccination in South Korea

    Vaccination in South Korea started late February and so far, by April 16th, the total of about 1.98 M Koreans (about 4% of population) got vaccinated. For young and healthy Koreans including most of Kpop idols and Kdrama stars, vaccination will start after Q3, according to the government.
  • Recent Kdrama Controversy Explained

    After airing the first episode on March 22nd, every social network in Korea got overwhelmed with angry Korean viewers' posts complaining the drama is filled with wrong historical facts.
  • Spring is Coming 🌸

    Spring in Korean is 봄 /bom/. Whenever I hear the word, I think of flowers, because for Koreans, spring is all about flower festivals that are thrown throughout the country from Jeju Island to Seoul. 
  • 📢 LegitKon, Live Online Korean Contest is Starting!

    I thought a ticket for a contest could be your motivation. You can spend the month preparing for the contest that is held at the end of the month. You can challenge yourself with fellow learners. I hope LegitKon can be a party X contest for brave Korean learners.
  • Madly In ❤️ With Flavored Almonds

    The most popular ones are Baked Corn, Honey Butter, and Starlight Pangpang (soda candy with chocolate). The price starts at about $4 per a 210g-bag. If you visit South Korea, grab many of them since they're cheaper here.
  • Funny Korean Dating Culture Explained

    In Korea, there's a very strange date culture called, 데이트 통장 (bank account for dating): each of a couple put the same amount of money on one bank account every month and use that money for dating and giving presents to each other.
  • 🥘 Tteokbokki, The Soul Food of Seoul

    It's the food you MUST try when visiting South Korea. And I have a tip for you, Tteokbokki novices: order a bunch of toppings.
  • You drop a ball? We hit a bell🔔

    In Korea, we hit big bells at midnight on New Year's Eve, instead of dropping a ball. A few people are chosen to hit a bell throughout the country and the crowd gather around it. (No kissing, but chanting countdown and taking pics) They hit bells 33 times which means praying for people's well-being.