History of the Korean Language

The Korean language, named hanguk-eo in South Korea and chosŏn-mal in North Korea, is a language in East Asia that is spoken by more than 77 million people. A majority of those speaking the language mainly live in Korea, but several speakers can also be found in China (Yanbian Prefecture and Changbai County) as well as … Read more

History of the Korean Royal Family

Before the formation of the Sixth Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Korea had a long history of monarchs ruling over the land. The last monarchy that ruled Korea was during the Joseon Dynasty, which governed the country for more than 450 years. Although … Read more

The Amazing History of Korean Cuisine

The Amazing History of Korean Cuisine

From the earliest known pottery makers of 8,000 BC, through the evolution of city-states and kingdoms from scattered tribal villages and nomadic barbarians, to modern day civilization, Korea has a very rich and colorful history that spans thousands of years. The earliest peoples of the Korean peninsula were small bands of hunter-gatherers, … Read more