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What’s In Your Box: January New Year

From hitting milestones to collaborations with Style Seller and Line Friends, 2019 was an incredible year for Inspire Me Korea. We would not have been able to achieve this without Inspire Mes.

With exciting things to look forward to in 2020, this month’s box focuses on Korean New Year and celebration. There are lots of items related to culture and even K-pop fashion waiting for you inside.

Inspire Me Korea Monthly Magazine

This month’s magazine explores the history of Korea’s most celebrated national holiday Seollal. You will learn about interesting traditions such as ritual ceremonies. There is also a list of the best places to watch fireworks to celebrate New Year and a tasty recipe for Sikhye (식혜), a Korean sweet rice drink.

Traditional Bokjori

This bamboo strainer called bokjori (복조리) is part of a Korean New Year tradition and hung up between midnight of 31st December and the dawn of New Year’s Day. The bokjori is believed to prevent bad luck entering the new year and to bring good luck to the family.

Hangeul Bag

This traditional hangeul bag is perfect to carry small items or give as a gift to a loved one. A great piece of Korean culture with its beautiful red colour and design.

BTS’s Jimin Earrings

Revamp your wardrobe with these stylish silver earrings. Also, what better way to start the new year than to twin with the one and only Park Jimin from BTS.

Korean Friends Transparent Comic

These adorable characters designed by Korean Friends Comics will make perfect travel companions. Why not take a photo with this card during your trips and share your adventure with us.

Language Card

New year, new resolutions to start the year right. Talk about your dreams and ambitions with the help of this month’s language guide.

Snacks

This month’s box includes a variety of sweet treats such as cookies and pies.

CW Cookie Filled With Sweet Rice Cake (Chestnut) Ingredients: Wheat Flour, Corn Syrup, Sugar, Vegetable Margarine (Palm Oil, Processed Fat (Palm Stearin Oil, Coconut Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Palm Olein Oil), Citric Acid, B-Carotene, Water), Waxy Corn Starch, Fructose, D-Sorbitol, Process Butter, Chestnut Powder, Glutinous Rice, Egg, Trehalose, Vegetable Cream Powder(Corn Syrup, Palm Oil, Whey Potassium, Silicon Dioxide, Glycerin), Salt, Sodium Bicarbonate.

Lotte Sand Pineapple Cookies Ingredients: Wheat Flour (Wheat), Vegetable Oil (Soybean), Dextrose Monohydrate, Powdered Sugar, Partially Hydrogenated Shortening (Soybean), Sugar, Palm Shortening (Soybean), Liquid Whole Egg (Egg), Lactose (Milk), Processed Whole Milk Powder, Fructose Syrup, Salt, Acidity Regulator, Artificial Flavours (Pineapple Flavour, Vanillin), Powdered Pineapple Juice, Lecithin (Soybean), Food Acid (E330), Acidity Regulator (E296), Palm Extract.

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and that you always read labels, warnings, and directions before using or
consuming a product. For additional information about a product, please
contact the manufacturer. Inspire Me Korea assumes no liability for
inaccuracies or misstatements about products.*

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Our surprise selection includes a variety of tasty snacks, unique culture items and a copy of our very own EXCLUSIVE magazine! You can read up on the latest trends, learn a new Korean recipe to try in your kitchen, and even brush up on your Korean language skills with help from our language section.

The possibilities are endless with the MYSTERY box…Let it inspire you to go far!

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Chelsea Jobe

Journalism student, but a professional fandom flirt on weekends. Ex-Directioner. Watches BTS' Perfect Man at least once a day, and is not ashamed to admit it.

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