Week 8 & 9: Coffee in South Korea: Always a short walk away!

Hello Everyone! For this blog, I decided I would share some of the differences I have encountered between South Korea and the United States in the accessibility to coffee. Here are some things I learned about getting coffee in South Korea: There are a lot of coffee shops in Korea, with multiple on every block. [...]

Week 7: A story of history, traditional wear, and cherry blossoms!

Hello Everyone! This week I got to travel to Seoul to see some very famous sites in South Korea. South Korea is home to five major palaces from the Joseon Dynasty. The biggest and main palace is known as Gyeongbokgung, or Gyeongbok Palace. This palace is a very popular tourist attraction in South Korea, and [...]

Week 6: Finally the flowers will bloom!

Hello Everyone! Spring is finally approaching Hallym University, which means soon the trees will bloom, and I will see cherry blossom trees in person! Because Chuncheon is located in the mountains, the view at Hallym University of the mountains in the distance is absolutely breath taking. Though the university is located on hills, which takes [...]

Week 5: Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!

Hey Everyone! This weekend, I went to the Soyang Dam here in Chuncheon! It was truly a magnificent sight. There is a large river between two mountains that almost seems like it is glistening in the sun. You are also able to take a ferry over to a hiking trail and small town. The hiking [...]

Week 3 & 4: Typewriters, Totoro, and a Korean Chicken Soup

Hello Everyone! Classes have started and so I have begun to adjust to my official schedule and studying. This week I was able to go to the National Hangul Museum, National Museum of Korea, and the I-Park Mall, which are all located in Yongsan, Seoul. The National Hangul Museum is a museum built telling the [...]