7 Things South Korea Does Better Than Anyone Else


Have you ever wondered what this technologically advanced nation does better than any other country in the world? From industries to lifestyle, take a look at where South Korea dominates.

From Starcraft, to Working/Drinking Hard, to Plastic Surgery, check out our list of 7 things South Korea are world champions at!

7 Things South Korea Does Better Than Anyone Else

By Koreaboo

Have you ever wondered what this technologically advanced nation does better than any other country in the world? From industries to lifestyle, take a look at where South Korea dominates.

  • 1. Flight Attendant

    By Koreaboo

    South Korean airlines are preferred amongst travellers for the impeccable in-flight service that the beautiful, and well-trained flight attendants provide. 

  • 2. Plastic/Cosmetic Surgery

    By Koreaboo

    World renowned for their plastic and/or cosmetic surgery services, South Korean surgeons are known to do some of the best work around, creating a marketplace for "medical tours" in South Korea.

  • 3. Working Hard & Drinking Hard

    By Koreaboo

    South Koreans reportedly work almost 10 hours in excess of the average indicated by OECD. Furthermore, heavy drinking is a part of Korea's work culture, without negatively effecting productivity.

  • 4. Credit Card Use

    By Koreaboo

    South Korea has topped the rankings in terms of credit card use by the general populace, and has continued to do so in the past half decade (with 1.5 transactions to every 1 US transaction).

  • 5. Starcraft

    By Koreaboo

    Not only is Starcraft crazy popular in South Korea, you can actually make a highly lucrative career by playing it as well.

  • 6. Cosmetics

    By Koreaboo

    Given the country's obsession and emphasis on physical beauty, it would make sense that South Korea would be a leader in cosmetics innovation.

  • 7. Internet Connectivity

    By Koreaboo

    With an 80%+ rate of internet penetration across the country, South Korea exhibits the highest rate of internet connectivity in the world, with technology being an integral part of everyday life.