February 2024

From Korea to the World: The Odd Rise of Starch Toothpick Mukbang

  Imagine this. Mukbang show of toothpicks made from starch is taking the internet by storm! Yes, you heard it right – toothpicks that people grab to clean their teeth after eating. But hold on, it gets crazier. Surprisingly, this trend has even spread beyond Korea and gained popularity worldwide.   So, why on earth …

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Korean Quiz – 2. Korea: The Realm of Terrifying Fruits

Powered by RedCircle   2. Korea: The Realm of Terrifying Fruits Level: Intermediate Download PDF: Terrifying Korean fruits   Script   한국 사람들은 자주 과일을 선물해요. 이유가 뭘까요? 우선 한국에서는 과일이 정말 비싸요. 왜냐하면 농사를 지을 공간이 적고, 과일을 재배하고 운송하는 데에 많은 비용이 들기 때문이에요. 그래서 한국의 귤 한 봉지는 미국보다 3배나 비싸요. 그리고 …

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Fruits of Korea: Staggering Prices & Gifting Etiquette

Fruits of Korea: Staggering Prices & Gifting Etiquette   Introduction: Why Koreans gift fruits Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to bring a gift for someone hosting an important gathering or for someone you want to express gratitude? You’d probably think of thank you cards, flowers, a bottle of wine or …

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