Korean Culture

Korea is a country with a rich cultural heritage, packed with unique traditions, customs, etiquette rules, and beliefs. Learn more about Korean culture and traditions with these articles. Shine a light into the captivating world of Korean culture, both traditional and modern. See how Korea has evolved from a traditional community to a modern cultural powerhouse and find out how to see, enjoy, and learn about the best Korean culture available in Korea.

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I Tried Kimjang! Korean Kimchi Making Day Is Tough But Fun

Come wintertime, families across Korea engage in the beloved tradition of kimjang (or gimjang) - a kimchi making day where Koreans communally prepare batches of healthy kimchi for the winter months ahead. I joined in this decades-old Korean custom that centres around people filling napa cabbages with various fermented seasonings and ingredients to create Korea's iconic side dish, kimchi.