40+ Korean Gift Ideas For People Who Love Korea | Korean Gift Guide

40+ Korean Gift Ideas For People Who Love Korea | Korean Gift Guide

Do you have a friend who loves Korea and Korean culture? Maybe they watch a lot of Korean dramas or simply love the Korean language! Here are some Korean gift ideas for anyone who loves Korea!

In this blog post you will find 40+ gift ideas for Korean drama lovers, Korean food lovers, Korean beauty and fashion lovers, Korean travel, language and culture lovers and K-pop lovers.

Below is a contents page in case you need to find something again!

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(First Published 2020 /-Updated in 2022)


K – Drama Lover Gift Ideas

Viki Subscription

Viki is an online streaming platform where you can watch Kdramas as well as dramas from other countries. There is a free option but the subscription option allows you to watch with no ads as well as gain access to new shows. While there is no gift voucher option you can pay for a month or year and then cancel the subscription meaning you the subscription will last for however long you subscribed for before you cancelled.

viki rakuten


Korean Drama Mug

This is a perfect mug to watch Kdrama’s in. What else would a Korean drama lover use while watching a K-drama?

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Netflix Gift Card

We all know Netflix have a lot of Korean dramas on the platform plus other content. They offer gift cards so why not gift one.

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Kdrama and Chill Sweatshirt

This K-drama and Chill sweatshirt is perfect fr that person who does exactly that! Maybe you can pair it with a Netflix gift voucher and you are good to go!

kpop sweatshirt

Funny K-drama T-Shirt 

If a sweatshirt does not cut it then maybe a t-shirt will do that is useful and fun to wear.

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K-Drama Tour in Korea

If you know someone who is visiting Korea soon then why not book them a Kdrama tour or give them the money for it and let them book it!  Either way they will enjoy visiting all the shooting locations.


Some of the most memorable items in Korean Dramas are the jewellery that they wear. A pair of earrings are a perfect gift.

korean drama jewellry

True Beauty Webtoon Illustrated Book

If you know someone who loves the k-drama True Beauty, then this Korean drama could be a perfect present.


K-drama Illustration Prints

If you are looking for a present for a Korean drama lover then these illustrations might just be a hit.



Korean Food Lover Gift Ideas

Snack Fever Box

If you know someone who loves Korean snacks then this snack box may be a perfect gift!

snack fever


Korean Recipe Book

What better way to learn about Korean foods than to make them at home with a recipe book!

korean food recipe


Dolsot Bibimbap Stone Bowl

There is a high chance that any Korean food lover has tried Bibimbap, so why not purchase a hot stone bowl so that they can have one at home!

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Why not purchase some chopsticks to go with the Dolsot Stone Bowl. In Korea chopsticks tend to be made from stainless steel/metal.

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Korean Ramyeon Pack

Gift to a Korean Restaurant

Why not give a meal as a gift to a Korean restuarant? Koreean BBQ is always a good choice!

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Korean Language Learner Gift Ideas

Talk To Me in Korean Language Books

I love Talk to Me in Korean and I feel they are great for Korean language learners. You can filter the books based on level such as beginner or intermediate. They have grammar books, workbooks, vocabulary books and more.

korean language book


Hangul Wall Art/Poster

These lovely hangul wall art/posters are perfect for the language learner who loves pretty wall hangings.


Korean Flashcards 

Flashcards are perfect for Korean language learners. These flashcards are available as an e-book and hard copy.

korean flashcards


Italki Gift Cards

Italki is a great place to find a Korean language teacher and take private lessons. Italki is perfect to purchase someone a gift card to use to pay for lessons.

italki gift card



Korean Travel and Culture Gift Ideas

Korea Travel Guide 

If you have a friend who would love to visit Korea then this cute Korea travel guide would be perfect as a gift.

Seoul at Night City Tour

When you get the chance to visit Seoul you may want to go on night tour around Seoul! Perfect for someone who has always wanted to visit Seoul.

seoul at night tout


Flight to Korea

This is probably one of the best gifts to give to someone who loves Korea.  The best place to look is skyscanner!



Korean Culture Dictionary

This book is literally an A-Z about Korea and Korean culture. It is a perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn more about Korean culture.

korean culture



Kakao Friends Mugs

KakaoTalk is a free mobile instant messaging application from South Korea and is popularly known along with the characters from Kakao friends.


Saranghaeyo Finger Charm Necklace


Seoul Illustrated Book 

seoul abc book


Korean Street Digital Art Print

Seoul Postcards


Teach English as a Foreign Language Course

If you have a loved one that loves South Korea and is also a citizen of UK, U.S, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand then they will be eligible to apply to teach English as a second language in Korea (which I have done before). PS. I recommend the combined course since it has a practical unit in person in the UK. If you are not based in the UK you do the online course.


Seoul Wall Printable

If travelling to South Korea is not an option a Seoul wall hanging may just be the perfect gift! Add a frame to it will be perfect!

Daebak Box

The Daebak box allows you to discover and explore Korean products once a season. Each box ships in March, June, September, and December. If you are feeling generous you can purchase an annual subscription, if not a one season box would still be a great gift.


Makgeolli Home Brew Kit

This home brew kit is great for making your own traditional Korean alcohol at home. Perfect for those who love a drink! 



K-pop Lover Gift Ideas

BTS Wall Art

For BTS lovers these wall art printable are lovely features to any room. Add a frame to it and it they will love it!

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Kpop Mystery Box

If you know someone who has a favourite Kpop group then a mystery box may just be what you should get them.

kpop mystery box









Kpop Posters

Kpop posters and photocards are a lovely minimal gift for a Kpop lover!

kpop poster


Seoul Kpop Tour 

If you know someone visiting Korea and loves k-pop then this Seoul kpop tour is perfect!


BT21 Items

BT21 are characters from the messaging app Line. Each character reflects the members of the boy group BTS in different ways. A BT21 gift would go down well with a BTS lover.



Kpop Dictionary

kpop dictionary


Kpop Acrylic Bookmarks

This is a great gift for any book lovers that also love kpop!


Jumunjin Beach Scenery Picture

This is a bus stop at Jumunjin Beach where the boy group BTS have filmed a shoot. It is beautiful for any room.

jumunjin beach





K Beauty and Fashion Lover Gift Ideas

Modern Hanbok 

Traditional Hanboks are traditional Korean attire, which were traditionally worn daily but now worn on special occasions. Modern hanboks are designed to incorporate contemporary elements. Any hanbok lover or Korean culture would love a modern hanbok as a gift.


Holika Holika Jeju Aloe Face And Bodycare Set

The aloe gel from Holika Holika is a popular product on its own so this gift set is perfect as a gift set item for that Korean beauty lover!


COSRX Low pH Good Morning Cleanser 150ml

This COSRX cleanser is a popular cleanser that any Korean beauty lover would appreciate!

cosrx gel


Seoulista Beauty Correct and Calm Hero Pack

Can you talk about K-beauty and not mention facemasks? This Seoulista gift pack is lovely for a K-beauty lover.



Lengbox is the UK’s number Korean beauty box and they ship worldwide!


Sulwhasoo – Signature Beauty Kit

This Sulwhasoo kit is perfect for a k-beauty lover!

I Hope You Found Something!

With over 40 gift ideas, I hope you were able to find some Korean gift ideas for that Korea Lover in your life 🙂


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