SEOLLAL. The most Important Korean Holiday

Korea does not have many holidays, but one of the most important holidays is Seollal, the  Korean New Year. This year the Seollal is from 15th of February to 17th of February 2018. During Seollal, Koreans pay respect to their ancestors, but it is also a way to a get together with the whole family.... Continue Reading →

12 basic tips of Korean business manners & etiquette

How to handle a meeting with Koreans

Do you know how to use Business Cards in South Korea?

How important are business cards in Korea and how to use them properly

Arirang TV Show B-Cruze, Interview Ep.7. Laura Valls from MLK Partners Korea Consulting Firm. Very exciting!

안녕하세요~ I hope you all are waiting for the weekend, just like I do! However, episode 7 of B-Cruze from Arirang Chanel with my interview just came out and I wanted to share with you all. It was so natural and exciting that I want to do it again. I wish I had more time to... Continue Reading →

Korean Ginseng: I want my strength back!

Sometimes we feel so tired, lack of power or strength, and we know that intake of vitamins or other food supplements are necessary to improve our body conditions, but in Korea everything is in Korean... and difficult to know what it is or for what is it... and the most important: is it safe? can we take it?... Continue Reading →

Korean Parenting Style: The Korean goose father 기러기 아빠

Sometimes I feel so amazed and most of the times puzzled for the things I hear and see in KOREA. When I was working in the Korean Company I had the interesting experience of meeting a "Kirogi appa",which in Korean is written like (기러기 아빠) and in English means goose father, and I always wanted to share my thoughts about it.  So... Continue Reading →

The korean Obsession : English

I was reading the news and suddenly I became so bothered again with this english obsession that Koreans have taken to the extreme in the past few years. It is like a fever! Why Korean parents want to put their kids in english kindergartens? Is that English Kindergarten in Korea necessary? This is a very hotly... Continue Reading →

Quitting smoking. New year’s resolution, really?

Now the end of the year is just right here, we are all busy thinking about the regrets of things that we haven't done yet. Either because of lack of time or short interest, we all want to do something new, improve somehow our lives, tackle some problem and so on. The keyword here is... Continue Reading →

In Korea, english is not cool anymore! the chinese language’s take over

When I was younger the second languages that we used to learn was not english but you could choose between French and German. Some years later it switched to english language. Where do french and german as a second language go? English became a official language and if you could be fluent you could get a... Continue Reading →

Learning Korean… dream or nightmare

I have been in Korea since year 2008. When I came to Korea I didn't know a word of it, I had only a wonderful book for foreigners that my "boyfriend" sent me with the hope that maybe.... only maybe, if I effort a bit, I could acquired some kind of conversational proficiency.... hahaha. The book... Continue Reading →

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