Did you know that 26 Korean words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary? The addition of Korean words such as manhwa, mukbang and bulgogi was a recognition of the shift in language used by English speakers.
South Korea, or officially known as the Republic of South Korea, is well-known for its cultural influence worldwide in the form of the Korean wave. Whether you are a fan of the catchy Gangnam Style, tasty Korean BBQ or entertaining K-dramas, it is no doubt that hallyu has spread internationally beyond Asia.
With over 10 world heritage sites, let us get a closer look into Korea’s capital city, Seoul, where modernity exists alongside tradition in this crossword puzzle activity.