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Fun Facts And Information About Korea’s Chuseok Holiday

Happy Chuseok! This year, September 30th through October 2nd is the official Chuseok celebration. Chuseok is one of Korea’s major national holidays and is often compared to a Korean Thanksgiving. Chuseok literally means autumn eve or the “night with the best autumn moonlight.” It’s celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the […]Read More

K-STYLE: How BLACKPINK Promotes Korean Culture Through Modernized Hanboks

K-pop is now another way a global audience can get a glimpse of traditional Korean culture! In their music video “How You Like That?,” BLACKPINK donned outfits inspired by the hanbok. Hanbok literally means “Korean clothing” and is a type of traditional Korean dress used today mainly for semi-formal or formal attire during traditional occasions such as […]Read More

K-FOOD: Learn To Make Egg Kimbap With Super Junior’s Sungmin

Super Junior‘s Sungmin is back with another video exploring the beautiful foods of Korea! In the latest video released on June 26th, Sungmin decides to take on the recently-trending dish “egg kimbap.” Kimbap (김밥) or gimbap is a Korean-style sushi roll made of cooked rice and other ingredients which are then rolled tightly in dried […]Read More

Learn To Make The Traditional Korean Drink Makgeolli With Super Junior’s Sungmin

If you’re a fan of K-dramas, it’s likely you’ve seen people on shows drinking a milky, white drink in small, bowl-like cups. If so, that means you’re already somewhat familiar with the traditional South Korean drink called makgeolli. Makgeolli (pronounced MAHK-goh-lee) is a rice wine from Korea, famous for its chalky look and unique taste. […]Read More

Megan Bowen Shares Some Misunderstandings Foreigners Have Faced In Korea

K-life YouTuber Megan Bowen has uploaded a new video on misunderstandings made about foreigners in Korea. In a past video, Megan Bowen talked about what some foreigners have misunderstood about Koreans and decided to do a view from the opposite viewpoint— what foreigners have been misunderstood about by Koreans! Previously known as Chonunmigooksaram (저는미국사람), Megan Bowen […]Read More

The Best Korean Foods To Beat The Summer Heat

With an average summer temperature of 27°C (84°F), summers in South Korea can feel like a time of year where you just want to leave your head in a bucket of ice all day! Although we are reaching the months of fall soon, the heat is still not going away! As such, What The Kpop has […]Read More