South Koreans Are Working Themselves to Death and ‘Bali Bali’ Culture Is To Blame

In Korea it is not uncommon to wake up at 4 a.m., teach yourself English or Chinese, tutor your children before school, get yourself and the kids ready to go, work a full ball-busting ten to twelve-hour day, and then go out on a mandatory drinking session with the boss until eleven or twelve at night…

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Nicholas H. Simpson

PhD candidate, language geek living and working in South Korea. All about UK culture, Korean life, cross-cultural differences and English language.