Category: Hanyang University

Going to SM Town

Within the Hanyang International Summer School Program, Hanyang University allows students to choose up to three fun activities to go on.  One of the activities I chose to participate in was going to SM Town. SM Town is a place to experience all K-pop related-things from SM Entertainment.  SM Entertainment is an entertainment company that ...

Cafeterias at Hanyang University

A draw for many to travel abroad is local food and Seoul is no exception.  There are so many great places you can go to try different kinds of food in Seoul.  However, while studying abroad, it is not practical to eat out at expensive restaurants that are far away from campus all of the ...

Traveling to Seoul and First Impressions

From waking up at 4:30 am EDT on Friday to catch a flight to Chicago, a fourteen-hour flight to Seoul, going through customs and immigration, navigating Seoul’s subway, and trying to find the dormitories on Hanyang’s campus at 7pm KST on Saturday, it was a long and tiring day. There are many ways to get ...

Before You Go Logistics: Class Registration and Dorming

Three days before I go to Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea and it’s surreal to me.  Where did the time go?  It’s actually happening!  It’s so crazy to me that I started this process a year ago: doing applications, getting recommendation letters, scheduling for classes, etc.  It is a long process, but hopefully worth ...

World Cup and End of the Semester

Hello, this will probably be my last time checking in! It is currently day 2 of finals week and I will be catching a flight back to America in 3 days. Because this Hanyang semester ends just the week before summer term of Drexel starts, which is Monday, I won’t be able to document my ...

Souvenir Shopping in Myeongdong and Insadong

As my time in Korea is slowly coming to an end, I have begun my task to come home with a few presents for my family. The two places that I recommend going to are Insadong and Myeongdong, which seems to have almost everything you would need for souvenirs. First up, Insadong, the traditional district ...

Lotte World Tower

In a post before when I went to Namsan Tower, I mentioned that I ultimately decided to not go up the tower and was satisfied enjoying the view up from the mountain and the other activities, such as the leaving behind my mark on a lock. This time, I went with a friend to the ...