These 10 Things Are Very Common In South Korea But Strange For Rest Of The World


People who commit a crime here have to go through humiliation as they are compelled for recreating the scene with handcuffs. The whole act is watched and clicked by media while people hurl abuses at criminals.

The distinctive land of South Korea offers great contrast as people here are superstitious but at the same time, they are quite updated with technology and more than 80% use the Internet. They have kept their old traditions alive; however, they are no less in terms of technology advancement. Nevertheless, there are certain things which differ South Korea from the other parts of the globe.

In this article, we will talk about 10 things that are absolutely normal for South Koreans but the rest of the world finds them strange!

1. Get fast food delivered at your doorstep

A number of South Korean restaurants and fast food chains like McDonald’s and Burger King deliver fresh food to your home via motorcycle drivers. Put dirty dishes outside the door after finishing the food and the driver will come later to get them.

2. About 30% of Korean women go for cosmetic surgery once in their lifetime.

As per reports, approximately 20-30% of South Korean women go under the knife and you might be more surprised to know that few parents also gift double eyelid surgery to their daughters on their 16th birthday.


3. The connection between blood group type and personality

South Koreans mostly know their blood group and relate it with personality traits. In fact, many books and articles have been published to explain the compatibility between people of different blood group types and people date the one who’s compatible with their blood group type. Nevertheless, there’s no solid evidence to prove this compatibility.


4. Criminals are forced for recreating crime scenes


5. South Korean men and their love for makeup

It might come to you as a surprise that men of South Korea love to put on makeup and almost 20% of men do it regularly. The same is the reason that the market of men’s cosmetic is huge in South Korea. Korean guys look so polished all the time and the secret of their looks is perfect makeup.