Why Are There No Trash Cans in Korea?

If you've recently visited Korea, what did you think about finding a trash can? Having lived in Korea previously, I know where to look, but any visitor to Korea could...

Koreans Talk About Korea’s Work Culture

Something you'll hear a lot about if you live in Korea is the work culture. Perhaps your friends often stay out late at company dinners, drinking at multiple places until...

Asking Koreans the Best Thing About Living in Korea

I asked Koreans, "What do you think is the biggest advantage of living in Korea?” (한국에서 살 때 가장 큰 장점이 뭐라고 생각하세요?) For me, I love the transportation whenever...

What Do Koreans Think of Foreigners Who Speak Korean?

You're studying Korean, right? What do Koreans think about you? I wanted to ask them how Koreans feel when they hear you're trying to learn their language - whether you...

Asking Koreans Their Favorite Korean Food

가장 좋아하는 음식이 뭐예요? What's your favorite food? I asked this question to a few dozen Koreans this summer and was surprised to hear so many of the "cliche" Korean...