In Korean dating culture, what typically happens is that as the evening progresses and you get dinner at a restaurant, go to a movie, stop by an ice cream shop afterwards, etc., one person will cover the entire tab at each place.Now, that means different things to different people — some men who tend to be more old fashioned prefer to pick up each check on the first date, whereas some women are more comfortable covering at least a portion of the evening.Apart from those with physical disabilities, exemptions are rare and anyone refusing to serve - for moral or religious reasons - faces an automatic jail term.Celebrities are frequently caught attempting to evade military service for fear they might be forgotten by their fans while in uniform.Follow Telegraph Music on Twitter The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?
Our 90 Minute Challenge will give you visual associations and teach you everything you need to know to be reading Korean in the next 90 minutes (or less)!Furthermore, if your crush reaches out to you via text or IM (which they will, and often!), if you don’t respond for a couple of hours because you aren’t checking your phone they will more likely than not think you are rejecting them.Korea isn’t like many Western countries where suitors are encouraged to go up to attractive strangers to make small talk (and maybe ask for a phone number if it goes well).
Rather, the most common way to meet new romantic candidates is through friends and acquaintances.
This is a controversial issue across the world in different dating cultures, and it seems like most people have a strong opinion about it either way.