Watching great contents about South Korea is a great way to get a glimpse of its beauty. That being said, many YouTubers in Korea share their lifestyle and travels to give their viewers a chance to explore the country and its culture.
If you want to discover Korean culture and the way of life in South Korea without further ado, let’s read ahead!
The 12 Best Youtubers In Korea
Ready to travel to South Korea without leaving your home? Here are the 12 best YouTubers in Korea to discover the country and its culture:
- The World of Dave (Dave)
- Cari Cakes
- HOW TO KOREA
- YO’ HOMEGIRL
- Farina Jo
- We Fancy (Haeppy and Xander)
- Edward Avila
- Your Korean Saem
1. The World of Dave (Dave)
If you’re looking for entertainment, ‘The World of Dave’ won’t disappoint!
Dave is a well-known YouTuber in South Korea. His channel have hundreds of binge-worthy videos — from skits, games, and challenges to interviews and language learning. It truly has a wide variety of content that highlights Korean culture and lifestyle.
2. Cari Cakes
If you’re planning to stay in Korea for a long time, Cari Cakes might be a huge help! Cari is a girl from California who has lived in Seoul for many years. To share tips and her personal experiences living in Korea, she creates how-to videos and vlogs where viewers can get a detailed look at the Korean lifestyle.
What’s great about her is that she loves to wander, so her content does not only focus on Seoul. Her channel will take you on a tour of different cities where you can get a glimpse of Korean culture and tradition!
3. HOW TO KOREA
‘HOW TO KOREA’ is an oddly therapeutic YouTube channel owned by Victoria — a girl living in Seoul. In her calming and visually-appealing videos, she shares some informative insights and commentary on everything you should know before moving to Korea.
Aside from discussing important information, her channel also has a pile of travel vlogs where she tours the Seoul neighbourhood, heritage sites, and even the beautiful country, Japan. So, if you want to relax by watching videos, HOW TO KOREA is a must-follow!
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Looking for a YouTuber that posts videos about the world of K-pop? You might want to check JREKML’s channel! JREKML, or ‘Just Random Everyday K-pop, Music, Love,’ is a K-pop channel by cousins JRE and KML. Together, they create skits, vlogs, and reaction videos to spread happiness and entertain K-pop fans.
In their vlogs, JRE shares his ultimate fanboy moments where he meets popular K-pop groups like Bigbang, NCT 127, Day6, and other popular bands and even collaborates with them. He is indeed living the K-pop fan dream!
In other videos, JRE also shares his K-pop concert experiences and other fun experiences in South Korea. Meanwhile, random K-pop videos on their ‘K-pop laughs’ playlist is perfect for a good laugh!
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5. YO’ HOMEGIR
Yo’ home girl, Nathalie, is a content creator slash fashionista currently based in Seoul, South Korea. With her channel, you get to see a lot of behind-the-scenes of Seoul Fashion week and feel as if you’re hanging out with Korean models!
As a content creator, she makes videos about seasonal fashion trends, and K-pop looks. She also shares her love for thrifting by styling her vintage and thrift clothes with her personal preference and creates a variety of lookbooks by playing with her wardrobe.
6. Farina Jo
Farina is a German social media star based in South Korea. She started her YouTube channel with K-pop music video reactions and other content that gained her 1.2 million subscribers.
Her channel allows her viewers to explore the beauty of Korea with her vlogs about the different places in South Korea, such as dating hotspots, shopping spots, cafes, entertainment companies, and more. She also has tons of videos about K-fashion and beauty!
If you’re curious about her life in Korea, you can also check her playlists and find her vlogs, highlights, and cute videos with her Korean boyfriend!
7. We Fancy (Haeppy and Xander)
If you love Korean food, ‘We Fancy’ should be on your subscriptions! It’s a collaborative channel by Xander and Haeppy, who create videos about Korean food. It makes a great guide on where you should eat famous Korean foods in Seoul.
The two have been invited to talk on TV about Korean cuisine. They’re also friends with popular K-pop idols such as SNSD’s Hyoyeon and f(x)’s Amber, who got featured on some of their food-related videos! Mostly, their videos are about Korean street food, fast food, snacks, food trends, and Korean convenience store foods.
8. Edward Avila
If you love K-beauty and K-pop, you should follow Edward Avila to satisfy your Korean addiction! Edward gained popularity as a K-beauty guru while living in Seoul, South Korea. What makes his content special is his fun personality!
He’s very open and honest about Korean beauty treatments and products and even tries them himself by doing makeup reviews and idol-inspired makeup. And on some of his vlogs, he visits a famous Korean dermatologist in Korea and films his experience with beauty treatments like botox and rhinoplasty.
Aside from these, he also has fun videos where he hangouts and collaborates with K-pop groups!
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Ashely Choi is the second vocalist and leader of the female K-pop group Ladies’ Code. While her group is on hiatus, she entered the world of YouTube and became a content creator/vlogger to share her daily routine as an idol and a person who lives independently.
Apart from her ‘adulting vlog series,’ she has random videos on how she maintains her figure through a K-pop idol diet and workout. She also shares her experiences on how she became a K-pop idol from scratch!
10. Your Korean Saem
If you’re looking for educational videos about the Korean language, culture, and lifestyle, Your Korean Saem (formerly All Things Korean) will be your go-to channel!
This channel is owned by content creator Saemmul who makes easy-to-digest video lessons about Korean vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar through an entertaining approach.
She also has a few videos where she talks about the Korean culture, such as how to attend a Korean wedding, the types of housing in Korea, and the history of Korean music.
Although Jina Kim is known as a fashion blogger, her YouTube channel contains a variety of videos about her lifestyle and Korean culture.
Some of her popular videos are about the must-know etiquette in South Korea and how to live in Seoul. Also, one of her interesting series is ‘Ask Koreans,’ where she interviews random people about different topics.
2hearts1seoul will make you want to fall in love in South Korea! This channel is owned by Kyuho and Sarah — an adorable Canadian/Korean married couple living in Seoul. Together, they make videos about their daily life, travels, and experiences.
At first, their channel’s purpose is to share their everyday life with Sarah’s family and friends back in Canada. But when it gained a lot of subscribers, it inspired them to upload videos weekly — from traveling around Korea to answering questions about them.
There you have the 12 best YouTubers you can watch to discover Korea and its culture!
Watching lifestyle and culture-related videos is beneficial before going on a trip to South Korea. But there’s something about the country that makes us thrilled, relaxed, and pleased just by watching content online.
So whether you’re traveling to South Korea or perhaps you just wanted to satisfy your Korean addiction, we hope that you’ve enjoyed reading this article!
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