Category: Hanyang University

Fighting Homesickness

After the dust begins to settle and the craziness of moving to a foreign country winds down, it becomes easy to start feeling a little homesick. As someone who had always lived at home with my parents, it was a huge leap to studying abroad for 4 months. Here’s the thing about moving out for ...

Preparing for Midterms

I can’t believe midterms is in two weeks already. It feels just like yesterday when I got on a plane to come to Korea. These weeks have been passing faster than I could have imagined. This might have something to do with the fact that my classes aren’t really work-heavy and that I made my ...

Spring Flower Festival at Yeouido Park

It officially became Spring a few weeks ago and with that comes the season of warmth and flowers! Since I arrived in Korea towards the later end of Winter, trees were pretty barren and flowers were something you had to go out of your way to find. For some reason, I didn’t expect Korea to ...

Finding Food: Hanyang Edition

No matter where you travel to, a country’s cuisine is always something to look forward to! Trying a bunch of different food is probably one of the most fascinating parts of any trip. You get to experience different dining styles and see what new dishes you’ll end up enjoying. What’s not to love? I’ve been ...

I’d like to order, please

It’s obvious that traveling to a foreign country after taking the minimal language course is not the most optimal choice if you’re trying to communicate well with others. I was often reassured by others that Koreans actually know a lot more English than we expect, and that everything would be labeled in English. To some ...

Shopping Galore!

Being away from home for over a month, I can understand how difficult it could be to budget, at least in the beginning. It’s a new country. It has new places to explore, new things to buy, and new things to try. All of this can quickly get really pricey and as college students, we ...

Weekend Trip to Busan: Part 2

Bus to Busan: the sequel! As I mentioned on my last blog post, my friend and I spent a weekend at Busan with the main focus of attending a Stray Kids event! To recap, we left our apartment in Sindang at around 9AM and bused to the Seoul Express Bus Terminal. From there, we bought ...