Quite conservative Despite such strides in science and technology, Korea remains quite a conservative country as far as social and cultural dynamics are concerned.
Women here have been traditionally expected to look after the house and raise children instead of taking an active part in public life.
In fact cooking Korean food could help in another way.
To an unaccustomed nose, some Korean dishes smell rancid.
Even now when things are changing and women are more empowered than before, gender-specific norms and roles continue to hold sway.
Thus if you are used to living independently or come from a culture with egalitarian values, you may find it difficult to agree with the attitudes of Korean men.
Korea is a country with a rich heritage of art and culture.
To some extent this could be out of curiosity about foreign, especially western, women.Some guys will be genuinely interested in you as a person, some will want a girlfriend to practice English with and some will view you as a trophy.These are not unusual impulses in cases of inter-racial dating all over the world; so when a Korean guy asks you out, go ahead with the expectation of having fun rather split hairs about the real intention of asking you out.Rather shy Like all traditional Asian cultures, Korean culture also holds that love and attraction are private emotions and best kept in check.Thus when meeting Korean men in a social context, you may not find them very forthcoming or willing to take the initiative.