Week 11: Busan, South Korea: Florida is that you?

First Row: Haeundae Beach and Gamcheon Culture VillageSecond Row: Book Street and Lotte Mall Sky View Hello Everyone! This weekend I went to Busan here in South Korea! It was a long 5 hour bus ride from Chuncheon and then another hour subway trip to the coast where our place of residence was, but it [...]

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 [...]