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Drink Like a Korean: Must Know Alcohol Etiquette in South Korea

Koreans consume the most amount of alcohol in the world. It’s no surprise given that drinking is part of work culture and cheap liquor can be bought 24 hours a day in your nearest convenience store. However, did you know that Korea also has a lot of etiquette when it comes to drinking? Some of these rules are more liberal than others, so it’s up to you to decide...

Strange Weather in Tokyo: Japanese Culture Old and New

Written by Hiromi Kawakami and translated by Allison Markin Powell. The twentieth century, and the end of World War II, saw a global shift in culture, technology, and economics never before experienced. One of the places hit hardest by this was Japan, which previously had one of the most vibrant and fascinating ancient cultures, brimming with ancient customs which...