Yes, Korean actors are allowed to date. It’s not as bad as the idol industry. The actors are often signed to an agency and allow to date, and it’s pretty common that actors date after a movie or drama. There’s a lot of build-up and relations created when filming.
No, idols aren’t looked down on. In fact, they are often looked up to by the younger generation. The younger generation often wants to be like idols themselves and respect them a lot. However, if you look at the people in the TV scene for many years, yes, they look down on some idols.
Yes, WhatsApp is available in South Korea; however, most people use Kakaotalk and Line, which is the same as WhatsApp, but it’s a Korean version. You can still WhatsApp to message or call your friends from overseas.
Koreans sleep on the floor cause back in the days, they created heated floors, also called “Ondol,” which means warm floor.
The majority of people that are obsessed with Korea are just Korean pop fans. The more they find out about Korea, the more they will like it.
No, South Korea isn’t that expensive if you look at some other countries. The average living expense for one person is around 650,000 KRW ( 565 USD) per month.