Korean Age Explained: Easy Ways to Calculate it (2023)


Easy Korean Culture Korean Age Explained
2021 Year of the Ox (Cow)

Want to know how Korean age works?

You’re not alone!

This post includes:

  • simple ways to figure out your age
  • Korean age calculator
  • and more!

I’ve spent hours explaining Korean age to non-Koreans.

Here’s the simplest explanation I can come up with!

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19 Hot Korean Male Models You Need in Your Life


19 Hot Korean Male Models You Need to Know

Former Basketball players and rappers, and a superhero group, Korean male models come from all walks of life. Many of them are making moves into acting or fashion design as well, so they’re more than just a pretty face.

Here are the top 19 Korean male models and:

  • their Instagram ID
  • agency
  • and why they’re popular

Let’s get started!

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16 Unmissable Webtoons Recommended and Reviewed by a Korean


Have some time on your hands?

This post covers the best Korean webtoons you can enjoy from the comfort of your phone.

I’ve been reading webtoons on the reg since they were first created, and I’m tired of pretending I don’t^^

Here are the top Korean webtoons categorized by genre and platform.

Let’s check them out, spoiler free!

14 Webtoons Recommended by a Korean

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Great Ways to Celebrate Korean Teachers’ Day (스승의 날)


Teachers are kind of a big deal in Korea. On top of being respected and well-paid, they also get a special day just for them. (✿◡‿◡)

Teachers’ Day is a time to show appreciation for how they shape young minds, the future of society.

But, it’s changing every year. Find out why it’s important and how it’s different now.

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Everything You Need to Know About Korean Parents’ Day (어버이날)


Parents’ Day is the “two birds with one stone” of Korean holidays.

If you want to score points with Korean parents or in-laws, you’re going to love it!

Sure, they might say you can skip it, but you should never take their word for it. never. ever. (⊙ˍ⊙)

It’s pretty convenient to have one combined Parents’ Day, so you can go all out.

Let’s get started!

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Why Children’s Day (어린이날) is a Thing in Korea (2023)


Need another reason to give your kids gifts? You’re in luck, there’s a Children’s Day in Korea!

You can enjoy it with your kids or even celebrate by yourself (spoiler alert: you can until you turn 28)!

Children’s Day is like another Christmas in South Korea.

Let’s find out more!

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핌슬러(Pimsleur) 후기: 외국어 학습/독학 어플 추천 (2023)


영어, 스페인어, 프랑스어, 일본어… 외국어 공부를 결심하셨나요?

학원, 과외, 유튜브, 어플 등 다양한 학습방법이 있지만, 제일 중요한 회화, “스피킹“을 위해서는 제 경험상 어플이 제일 유용하더라구요.

저는 여행 가기 전이나 직업상 필요할 때마다 핌슬러를 사용하고 있는데, 영어뿐만 아니라 제2외국어를 공부하기에 최고의 앱입니다.

한국에서보다 외국에서 더 유명한 핌슬러!

핌슬러 어플 리뷰 갑니다.

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8 Korean Social Media (SNS) Apps You Haven’t Heard of (2023)


Looking for new friends in Korea? (☞゚ヮ゚)☞

Get some, with Korean social media apps!

Apps are like friends, you can never have too many!

Here are the top 8 social media apps/platforms that every Korean knows and loves.

I may not have been born using apps, but I have way more of them than friends these days. (totally blaming the pandemic here)

Let’s check them out!

Lingua Asia Korean Social Media (SNS) Apps You Haven’t Heard of

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5 Reasons Why Seollal (설날) is the Biggest Holiday in Korea (2023)


Are you excited about Seollal and want to know more about the holiday?

You’re in luck! 😘

I wrote a post to cover everything that makes Seollal great!

Seollal covers a lot in Korea. It’s like Christmas and New Year’s all rolled into one with a sprinkle of Halloween (instead of candy you get money).

Let’s get started!

Korean Celebrations Happy Seollal (설날) 2022

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