In South Korea, traditional blind dates are still giving apps like Tinder a run for their money. Photo: DPA In South Korea, traditional blind dates are still giving apps like Tinder a run for their money. Photo: DPA
In South Korea, traditional blind dates are still giving apps like Tinder a run for their money. Photo: DPA

Forget Tinder, in South Korea blind dates are best for romance

  • Many in South Korea see blind dates as part of the social fabric: a rite of passage as well as a gateway to relationships and possible future marriages
  • Yet even here, in recent years dating apps have begun to muscle in on the traditional route of being recommended by a friend

Topic |   South Korea
In South Korea, traditional blind dates are still giving apps like Tinder a run for their money. Photo: DPA In South Korea, traditional blind dates are still giving apps like Tinder a run for their money. Photo: DPA
In South Korea, traditional blind dates are still giving apps like Tinder a run for their money. Photo: DPA
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