Cafe gives discounts if customers order politely

Korean cafe chain Angel-in-us is holding a special discount on the first Wednesday of every month based on the “politeness” of the customers.

Angel in us cafe polite discount

Translated by Netizenbuzz
– “Americano.” (cold tone)… 50% extra charge
– “One Americano”… no discount
– “Please give me one Americano”… 20% discount
– “Hello, OOO-ssi. Please give me one delicious cup of Americano”… 50% discount

As pointed out by some netizens, the “polite discount” is not usual in western countries. Charging extra on “rude” customers is not a norm tough, hope they are just joking about that or there will be some interest scenes.

Source: Angelinus (Kr)

Dodamsambong Peak in Danyang

Amazing photo of Dodamsambong Peak, a rock formation which stands in the middle of Namhan River. It’s one of the famous sceneries in Danyang County in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.

Danyang Dodamsambong Peak, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea

According to legend there lived a couple who loved each other, but had no child. They found a mistress for that but once she had the baby, she began to mistreat and taunt the wife. The heavens saw them, and turned all of them into stones.

Source: Joobal (Kr), info via VisitKorea

Traditional markets accept T-money & credit cards

Starting from January 1, 2015, vendors in traditional markets throughout downtown Seoul including Mangwon Market, Gildong Market, Sinwon Market, Sinchang Market, Yeongcheon Market, and Jeongneung Market are accepting payment by T-money and credit cards in addition to cash.

Seoul traditional markets T-money and credit cards

The new payment program is planned to be completed in 2018 in all of Seoul’s over 330 traditional markets. Payment by T-money card is as simple as touching the card to the card reader. Purchases made by credit card costing 50,000 won or less are completed without need for a signature.

T-money is a rechargeable series of cards/devices used for paying transportation fares in and around Seoul and other areas of South Korea. It can also be used in lieu of cash or credit cards in some convenience stores and business outlets.

Source: VisitKorea & Seoul Metropolitan Government

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