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New Meetup: Culture Chats #2 - Discussion about Korean Travel & Cultural Understanding

From: Paul
Sent on: Friday, June 18, 2010 12:25 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Fun Korean Culture, Language, Music & Food (& ESL) DC VA MD!

What: Culture Chats #2 - Discussion about Korean Travel & Cultural Understanding

When: Saturday, July 17,[masked]:30 PM

Woo Lae Oak in Tysons Corner
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

In our second Culture Chats event, we'll have a part-presentation, part-discussion event. Our first event is here. (We are still open for a few volunteers to help us greet people, and also to share their cultural or travel experiences - contact the organizer if you can help out)

한국 문화에 대해 알고 싶으신 분 꼭 오세요. ^^
한국 스낵도 준비되어 있어요~~

6:30pm - 7:30pm - Start - arrive & socialize, watch K-clips (pop music, films, stories)

7:30pm - Eat - order food, continue to discuss & socialize

8pm - Presentation & Discussion Starts:

Part 1 - New Presentation of the "Top 10 cultural differences"
A humorous list of differences & misunderstanding that people have found between Korean and American cultures.

  • Top 10 list of Korean cultural differences
  • Top 10 list of American cultural differences
  • Other cultural items of interest

Part 2 - Travel Talk - South Korea
A talk about our travel experiences in Korea, and share souvenirs, etc. If you've never been to South Korea, join us to find out about topics such as:

  • What To Do
  • Where To Go - Seoul, Pusan, Jejudo (Jeju Island)
  • Hotels people liked - or didn't
  • Language tips
  • Cultural tips & differences to be aware of
  • Tips from Koreans on travel & life in Korea
  • Other stuff: currency exchange, transportation, shopping

Plus - a special "Learn 10 Korean words in 1 minute" session!

The location is Woo Lae Oak restaurant - private room in front.

People who need rides can be picked up at the >< Metro station at 6pm, and dropped off afterwards.

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