Tagged: etiquette

Jeju, Korea: Kalguksu, Korean Soup 4

Conversations With Koreans: Have You Eaten?

Recently in a conversation with four Korean women, the topic of etiquette and manners came up. We were discussing differences from the west compared to Korea. I brought up how endearing, although strange at first, that Koreans consistently ask if I’ve eaten and if I respond that I haven’t, inevitably food shows up.

Seoul, Korea: Gilsangsa Temple, Lanterns 6

Temple Stay Experience: Gilsangsa Temple

I recently had the opportunity to take part in a temple stay program through the Yeon Deung Hoe International Volunteers Program. Along with about 70...