Salt dough, clay, dolls hanbok handmade

Handmade dolls wearing Hanbok

When Kimchi Man is in Korea and we are apart we send each other packages to feel closer. That way we have something to look forward to even though when we are missing each other like crazy. I usually send him candy and snacks that he can’t find in Korea and he does the same for me.…

I love you in Korean

Korean Love Expressions

Korean flash cards with Hangul, pronunciation and meaning – all about love! Learn how to say I love you in Korean, I miss you in Korean, boyfriend in Korean, and much more! Since it was such a success on our Tumblr blog we decided to post it here, on our main blog, as well. In…

[Q&A] Do I have yellow fever?

aspiring teacher asked: Hi there! I want to teach English in South Korea after about 4/5 years. I’ve been wanting to teach English in almost all Asian countries, but decided on South Korea at last. Haha I suppose this interest started when I was 12 (interested in martial arts and it just fired up from…

Korean guy restaurant

[Q&A] Do Korean guys go over-the-top on dates?

Anonymous asked: I have started dating a wonderful Korean guy who is my coworker at a restaurant I work at. I’m a 19 American girl and he’s a 27 year old S. Korean. The first date was so wonderful. He baked for me, took me out for a movie, the whole she-bang. He insisted on…

Facebook Korean Oppa

[Q&A] Oppa removed me from Facebook. Help!

Izumee asked: Hi Oegukeen.. Its very nice to read your blog and advice here, so I think its okay to share my story with a Korean guy to you so maybe you can help me to solve my problem. I am Chinese girl, born and stay at Indonesia. 21 y.o. I just visited South Korea…

Stop Korea

[Q&A] Did I cross some Korean cultural boundaries?

Anonymous asked: Hi! I am an online ESL teacher to Korean students. I’m based in the Philippines, and we contact students in Korea through phone. I had one male student (whom I’m having phone classes with) whom I really think is very smart and open-minded. I’m 21, and he’s 25. Usually, we just had “freetalking”…

How long wait for Korean guy to ask me out date relationship

[Q&A] I’m stuck waiting around for a Korean guy. Help!

BelieveinKeev asked: Hmm…let me start off by saying I am American and he’s South Korean… In Korea I am 30 and he’s 31. About three months ago, I met this guy while out with my friends, I found him really funny. We exchanged numbers and would talk often. In the beginning he would call me…

couple holding hands

[Q&A] Dating in Korea vs. America vs. Europe

How do Korean-American couples differ from Korean-Korean couples or even Korean-European couples? What does Korean couple holding hands truly mean? And does love or relationship come first in Korean dating culture? That is what our next reader is concerned about: Anonymous asked, Hey there! So I was just wanting some insight on a relationship that…

Korean guys attracted like non-Korean Asian girls Korean male friend

[Q&A] Can I make friends in Korea?

Can you make a male friend in Korea? Are Korean guys attracted to Asian but non-Korean women? Do foreign women who are not Asian have it easier? That is what is troubling our next reader who is going to spend a year in South Korea. Cherr asked: I’m going to study Hangul in South Korea for…

Is this Korean guy my boyfriend serious

[Q&A] Am I in a relationship with this Korean man?

Am I in a relationship with this Korean man? Is this Korean guy my boyfriend or not? That’s what our next reader is wondering: Lizzy B. asked: I met a Korean man online about two months ago. We wrote a few times using email and before long we had exchanged phone numbers and were writing…

Korean man older woman nuna

[Q&A] Do Korean men like older women?

Why do Korean guys like noonas? Or do they maybe prefer to be oppas? Are large age differences between a couple judged in Korean culture? Anonymous asked: First of all I wanted to thank you for the great site and the time you take for answering our questions. I have a general question. Do Koreans prefer older or younger…

[Q&A] Do Korean men think western women are easy?

Anonymous asked: I am an American living in South Korea as a teacher. I have been talking to a male Korean friend online, strictly language exchange and sharing cultural differences, etc. although there is a Korean guy in which I am interested. My friend, however, said that Korean men think Western women are all easy…

Big Bang I'm so sorry but I love you

[Q&A] Why Koreans don’t like when you say sorry?

Anonymous asked: Why Koreans don’t seem to like when you say sorry? My Korean friend gets defensive when I say sorry and never says sorry himself. He tries to make things right when we had a falling out and never said sorry and when I did or would before the falling out, he would say…

Oppa do you love me

[Q&A] How to know if a Korean guy likes you?

Having Korean boyfriend has given me a much better insight into Korean culture and customs. I know how to tell Korean age, I know why Korean chopsticks are made of metal, I know there is no such thing as “Sea of Japan”, I know how to address Koreans of different age, I know to handle everything…

Korean boyfriend online meeting in person serious relationship I love you

[Q&A] Is Korean man’s online love real?

Anonymous asked: I have also met someone through an online penpal site who happens to be Korean and originally from Korea. My initial intentions on the site were just to make friends where we could exchange our culture and language. Eventually it lead to chatting on instant messenger. After chatting with him a few times…

How do South Korean guys court girls and women

[Q&A] How does South Korean guy court girls?

Sunny asked: Hi, I met this South Korean guy 2 months ago in Seoul. We are from different countries. We have been keeping in touch, mostly initiated by me. I don’t dare to initiate many chatting sessions online for fear of being too straight forward in my likings for him. So far, he has mentioned…