Past Meetup

Culture Chats #1 - Discussion about Korean Travel & Cultural Comparison

This Meetup is past

24 people went

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In our first Culture Chats event, we'll have a part-presentation, part-discussion event. (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~~

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

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7pm - 7:15pm - Start - sign-in, snacks, and getting seated.

7:15pm - 8pm - Part 1 - 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

8pm - 8:10pm - Break

8:10pm - 8:45pm - 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

The location is metro-friendly in Arlington, and some light refreshments will be served (Korean & American-style snacks & beverages).