Category: Spring 2018

The Completion of a Goal

Two years ago at the beginning of my first co-op I made two short-term goals. The first goal was to obtain a co-op in a different area nationally and after the co-op be able to study abroad in a different country. From that day I did everything I possibly could and successfully was able to ...

Travels in Europe

While I was studying abroad in Germany I made sure to use the opportunity to travel to different countries and cities throughout Europe. Europe is a lot smaller than the United States and everything is really close to each other, so traveling to different places is actually pretty inexpensive.  Coming to Europe was my first ...

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 ...

Ultra Music Festival Korea 2018

When in South Korea, besides traveling around and seeing as much history and culture as you can, I also recommend to check what events might be happening exclusively in Korea while you are there. This could possibly range from concerts, shows, musicals, pop-up cafes, and so-on. One particular event that my friends and I were ...

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From Korea To Vietnam Part 2

The second day, I woke up really early to go meet my family in Vietnam for the first time. They immediately greeted me and offered us food and drinks, as making sure your guest is fed is of huge importance in culture. They also brought me to the graveyard to offer respects to the grandparents ...