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  • Korean Customs and Etiquette

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    Apr 04, 2014 By Lindsey

    Category : Korean Culture

    Korean Customs and EtiquetteBy Lindsey GorfineWhen I first arrived in Korea from Canada, I had no idea what to expect. I had never met a Korean person, I had never tasted kimchi and I had no idea what..

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  • 3 South Korean Romantic Holidays

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    Mar 13, 2014 By Greg Smith

    Category : Korean Culture

    South Korea's 3 Romantic Holidays(Illustrations by Tom Sollitt)Valentine’s Day has a somewhat unsavory reputation in the West for being a holiday manufactured by big business to push out produ..

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  • An Introduction to Marriage Customs

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    Feb 05, 2014 By Jordan

    Category : Korean Culture

    An Introduction to Marriage CustomsAs with so many things in Korea, marriage celebrations have become a combination of modern practices and traditional customs. The spread of Christianity has meant th..

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  • A Guide to National Museums in Korea

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    Feb 03, 2014 By Lindsey

    Category : Korean Culture

    A Guide to National Museums in KoreaThe national museums in Korea are all very similar. They are regional museums that take visitors on a tour through time, starting way back in prehistoric periods. S..

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  • Oriental Medicine in Korea

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    Jan 21, 2014 By Jordan

    Category : Korean Culture

    Oriental Medicine in KoreaForeigners looking for alternative medical treatments have plenty of choices in Korea. The treatments and practices for which Oriental medicine is most famous (acupuncture, a..

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  • K-pop Bands

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    Jan 09, 2014 By marcy.jackson1

    Category : Korean Culture

    SISTAR /씨스타SISTAR is a famous Korean girl pop group. SISTAR made their debut in 2010 with their single “Push Push”. Since then SISTAR has released 11 singles and 1 full album. They are ..

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  • WorkNPlay is always looking for great bloggers

    Jan 01, 2014 Posted By wnpglobal1

    Category : Korean Culture

    Hello, EveryoneWorkNPlay is always looking for great bloggers. Each individual that comes to South Korea brings with them a new perspective and a new lens to view a place that we have become familiar with. There is so much going on in South Korea tha..

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  • 3 Things I Love and Hate About Korea (OP/ED)

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    May 23, 2013 By susannoh24

    Category : Korean Culture

    3 Things I Love and Hate about South Korea I’m a “gyopo,” which means that I’m Korean in descent, but was raised somewhere else. In my case, I’m Korean-American and I vis..

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  • Ice Cold Facts about Drinking in Korea

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    Nov 23, 2012 By Lindsey

    Category : Korean Culture

    This week I am back to an age old topic: drinking in Korea. It was inspired by this week’s poll post, “What is your favorite Korean alcohol?” on WorkNPlay’s weekly newsletter. ..

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  • Church in Korea

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    Nov 21, 2012 By Liz Munoz

    Category : Korean Culture

    By: LizFor a long time I struggled to understand myself. I struggled to understand who I was for many years. I felt that my family did not understand me. I thought that people could just not understan..

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