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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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Why not everyone is happy during Korean holidays, Seollal and Chuseok

Not everyone is happy in Korean holidays.

When we think of holidays, we often imagine gathering with family, enjoying delicious food, and having a great time together. However, nowadays in Korea, traditional holidays are not just a joy anymore; there’s a growing perception of increased family conflicts and, shockingly, rising divorce rates and even reports of domestic violence during these times.

Let’s explore what’s happening in Korea during this time.

S2 Ep15: Story | I watched a Korean drama, Squid game 한국 드라마 오징어 게임을 봤어요

Powered by RedCircle 시즌2, 15화. 이야기편 | 한국 드라마 오징어 게임을 봤어요 Season 2, Episode 15 – Story | I watched a Korean drama, Squid game Script 사실 며칠 전부터 제 친구가 한국 드라마 오징어 게임을 계속 추천했어요. 그런데 잔인한 장면을 보고 싶지 않아서 계속 고민했어요. 그러다가 어제 너무 심심해서 그냥 이 드라마를 봤어요. 다행히 …

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S2 Ep13: Story | My friend’s wedding 내 친구의 결혼식

Powered by RedCircle 시즌2, 13화. 이야기편 | 내 친구의 결혼식 Season 2, Episode 13 – Story | My friend’s wedding 안녕하세요? 잘 지냈어요? It’s your host of Korean study café, Vanessa. Today we will listen to a story written by a friend whose friend is soon-to-be-married. Then now, shall we listen to the story? Script …

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