Category: Spring 2018

Tips for the Best London Experience

“The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world” – Oscar Wilde As my time in London is winding down, I have been reflecting on my thoughts before I got here and how they developed and changed throughout this experience. I originally planned on doing a post called “Learn From My Mistakes”, ...

“Hey! Are you American?”

“Are you American?” That is one question I have been on the receiving end of multiple times while abroad. At the beginning of the term while I was trying to register for sports I was joking around with the employees at the desk like I always do. After the interaction, I was approached by another ...

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Time Square in Seoul

On Saturday, with nothing else in particular planned, my friends and I realized that we needed to go shopping. I packed a few sets of clothes to Korea but with the seasons changing from winter to spring to summer, I was not that well equipped for my 3-4 months here. I mentioned before that the ...

Taking on the Land of Mountains and Adventures

“Look past the silk-smooth chocolate, cuckoo clocks and yodelling – contemporary Switzerland, land of four languages, is all about epic journeys and sublime experiences.” -Unknown One of the many reasons why my roommate and I decided to travel to Switzerland is because we wanted a break from the city life. So far every place that ...

Awaiting a Break

This was quite a short week before the big holiday week. I went through my usual routine of working on weekly lab reports with my team members. There were some noteworthy events that occurred however. Fall/Winter Drexel co-op job search opened up recently and I applied to five jobs leaning toward my interest in pharmaceuticals. ...

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Picnic and Biking by the Han River

May 15th was Hanyang University’s anniversary and so most classes were cancelled. To make the most of this day off, my friends and I decided to go to have a picnic by the Han river. We got off at Ttukseom Resort and was immediately greeted by some elderly workers handing out food advertisements and menus. ...

Let’s talk food…again

Borough Market   Borough Market holds the title of one of largest and oldest food markets. Its filled with a variety of shop vendors who sells jams, oils, cheeses, pastries, fresh fruits and vegetables, hot meals and a bunch more. My favorite thing I’ve had there so far would be the fish and chips and ...

The Royal Wedding

“It seems to me that this is the only way. As our eyes look to the future, as we look out across the years and across the generations, let us develop and move right here. We must discover the power of love, the power, the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that, we ...

Cleaning and Wondering

The countdown to the last month of my program begins. This week I have accomplished two major goals: cleaning the bathroom and traveling to Berlin. Since I live at home with my parents, I have never really took the opportunity to do basic chores like cleaning since my parents always took care of these tasks ...

German Movie Theaters & Work

Another exciting week at Bochum but I did not go on too many adventures this time. I went to see Avengers: Infinity War because one of the other program participants recommended that we go to it. It was played in Union Film Theater Bochum a movie theater located in Bermudadreieck, a collection of shops and ...