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The Love Factory Event Café, which has 10 different locations across the country, is booked days in advance for Valentine's Day and White Day."Admittedly, we get more calls on White Day," says manager Kim Cheon-guk.Korea is one of the world’s best places to spend Valentine’s Day.

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"It should be between two people who love each other, but everyone always asks," says PR Manager Sophia Chong, 25. "It isn't so out of the ordinary here." Take, for example, 23-year-old university student Park Se-ra, who did exactly that.

One day, when my girlfriend wanted us to wear matching T-shirts for a casual Saturday date, I said no. So I was forced to go along with it." But maybe that's what makes it all the more romantic: doing ridiculous things in the name of love.

Funny Love (matching couple T-shirts), K-111 #1, Western Dom B-dong, 867 Janghang-dong, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do (경기도 고양시 일산동구 장항동 867 웨스턴돔 B동 K-111-1호); 82 70 4235 3537; On the streets of Seoul and other major Korean cities, it's common to spot men holding their girlfriends' purses.

Here are some of Korea’s most curious dating and mating customs and venues.

Korea's love motels (there were an estimated 32,433 of them in Seoul alone as of 2006), from the cheap and cheesy to the discreet and edgy, offer young couples the best bang for their buck.