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Looking for a Mr. Kim in Seoul = Finding a Needle in a Haystack (The Story Behind Korean Last Names)

LOOKING FOR A MR. KIM IN SEOUL – FINDING A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK Do you have a Korean friend? Then the chances are pretty good that his/her last name is one of the following: Kim, Lee, Park, or Choi. Well if not, your friend

Kimchi is Science – The Kimchi Refrigerator

Inheriting the cherished Kimjang culture (the tradition of making and sharing large quantities of Kimchi to ensure that every household has enough to make it through the winter), “Kimchi refrigerator” has become a staple appliance in the homes of Koreans today. That’s right, there is