Weekend in Busan Part 2 (Fish Market and Haeundae Beach)

If anyone remembers about my post about Namsan Tower, there’s another similar tower in Busan. While we didn’t go up the tower this time, there were plenty of things to do in the surrounding area. The first being a sort of shopping district, where you can just walk through the streets surrounded by clothing stores ...

Weekend in Busan Part 1 (Gamcheon Culture Village)

Last weekend, we had Monday off because May 5th is a national holiday, being Children’s Day. Although Monday wasn’t the 5th, our university still cancelled most of our classes anyway. We took advantage of this to travel 5 hours south to the city of Busan. Busan is one of the more popular places to visit ...

No Longer a Tourist

It’s been a little more than 2 months since I’ve arrived in London and I can officially say that I’m no longer a tourist. I took the time to Google the definition of tourist just to make sure and it stated, “a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure”. Obviously, living in ...

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Hiking in Bukhansan

South Korea is a rocky piece of terrain, such that you can even see mountains towering behind the city landscapes of Seoul and universities (such as Hanyang) are located on top of an exhausting-ly elevated peak. Therefore, one of the must-do’s when going to Korea is going hiking! There are plenty parks to go to ...

10 Reasons On Why You Should Study Abroad

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain 1. It’s an experience you’re not likely to get at home It’s a once in a lifetime experience to immerse yourself into another country, community, and culture as an undergraduate student. ...

Seoul Forest and the Han River

It’s because of locations like Seoul Forest that I feel grateful to be a Hanyang University student. A mere 20 minute walk away (or one subway stop) is one of the most beautiful parks I have ever seen in my life. One weekend afternoon, my friends and I were considering going to Lotte World. However, ...

I Haven’t Been Eating Much

I love food. Food is the sustenance for my existence and it can harbor an abundance of joy. Why I haven’t been eating much is contributed to a couple factors. One reason is just my schedule. During the first week, there was so much going on every single day. For any students coming into the ...

A Weekend Getaway In Paris

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life” – Thomas Jefferson After a week of cramming for midterms and writing essays, I was beyond prepared for my one week  break from classes. Most people use this time to travel around Europe, to visit family and friends, or have their ...

The Inside Scoop

“Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector’s item” –  Isaac Marion One of the biggest perks of having family abroad is that you have one of the best resources possible, their experience. Luckily for me, I have a decent amount of family here in London. While in Paris, I decided to interview my cousin, ...

Quick travel guide to Seoul! Part 2 (Home, Namsan Tower, and more)

Hey everyone, I’m back again with quick descriptions of some more locations in Seoul worth visiting! Wangsimri/Seongdang: If you’re a Hanyang student, this place is where you’ll be spending most of your time, mostly because this is where the university is located. As a Drexel exchange living and spending most of the time exploring this ...