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Social Gatherings and Alcohol in Korea


(Note: This transcript has been edited for readability.)

"That's the thing you got to be aware of. They like to drink soju and if it's your first time drinking soju, just be aware that it can get you in bad shape, basically. So pre-planning comes into play with that. So if you know you're going to go out drinking, don't take your car, just leave it wherever it is, whether that's at home or on base. And then if you're going to go on the town, use the public transportation, taxi, bus, [or] subway. [That's the] safest way. Always take public transportation if you know you're going to go drinking."

In this video, a subject matter expert discusses planning ahead when socializing and consuming alcohol.