The Hallyu or the Korean wave refers to the widespread craze of Korean culture all over the world through K-dramas and K-pop. It is believed that once you begin watching these, there’s no turning back. Especially, the girls are going head over heels for the talented and attractive leads of K-dramas. Nowadays, ample of us are quite obsessed with the Korean culture, people, food, etc., and yearn to visit the place at least once. Koreans are one of the most cooperative and kind people you would ever come across. Korea is well-known for its Kimchi, Ramyeon, and other unique lip-smacking traditional side dishes. So, let’s have a brief look at some of the reasons behind the popularity and spread of the Hallyu wave.
Why only K-dramas? There are numerous dramas available these days but the K-drama craze is reaching a whole new level because of the right emotional, thriller, and romantic balance by the makers. Also, the casting is done so well that we end up making favorites with every show. Each episode ends with a twist and astonishes us with an extraordinary direction. Some of the popular and binge-worthy k-dramas are Crash Landing on You, It’s Okay Not To Be Okay, Legend of the Blue Sea, What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim, and many more.
Though many of us haven’t tried famous Korean food like Kimchi ( Fermented Vegetables), Ramyeon (Soupy Noodles), and Tteokbokki ( Red Rice Cake), we find it lip-smacking just by looking at it through our screens. Most of the Korean food looks junk but it is cooked with naturally obtained vegetables and is quite healthy. The way of eating, unique way of cooking and discovering various dishes as well as side dishes make our mouth water.
The Koreans are well-mannered people and that fascinates us. They have different names for people of different ages and special words are spoken for elderly people. The Korean culture is pretty decent and you would not find any vulgar scenes in any of the dramas which is why parents do not need to worry about their teens.