Culture & Learning
Learning how to read, speak, and be polite in Korea.
In this section, we’ll give you an introduction to Korea’s culture.
With our language survival guide, we’ll give you a crash course in the Korean language. Learn how to read and pick-up a few phrases.
Sometimes, there’s no preventing culture clashes. You’ll be rude. Impolite. And, we’ll tell you why. We’ll break down some cultural differences between ‘east’ and ‘west.’
It’s also important to be aware of holidays in Korea. Travel and accommodations suddenly become unavailable in September and February. We’ll explain.
And, feel free to detour into our history of Hangul. Learn about how one king helped define Korea by creating a brand new writing system.