Sunday, March 2, 2014

Top 10 Weird Facts about South Korea

  1. When there is a Korean who is wearing a hat and/or a white flu mask, he or she most likely got plastic surgery recently.
  2. South Korea loves newspapers. Currently, South Korea has 63 prints.
  3. South Korea is dominantly known to be a Christian and Buddhist country, however, most South Koreans hold no religious preference.
  4. There is literally a cafe and a church everywhere!
  5. In (mostly) traditional buildings, there is no fourth floor. Instead of called the floor the fourth floor, Koreans rename the floor, "level f." This is more occasional in hospitals because of a rumor that most people pass away on the fourth floor.
  6. Instead of air heaters, Korean apartments have heated floors.
  7. Gangnam is not as expensive as what Americans think. Gangnam is a little bit more expensive than a few other places in Korea such as Namdaemun but, if the prices are converted to American dollar, then Gangnam clothes are very cheap!
  8. Whatever Park Geun-hye, the first woman Korean president, promotes like handbags or lipsticks, they are all sold in a flash by old Korean women, ahjummas.
  9. There are beggars in subway stations that act blind but when your takes out money, the beggars slowly creep to your direction.
  10. It is illegal to sell Monster in South Korea because of the high sugar content in the drink.