[End of Term] Spring 2015 myHUBS Reporters

We’d like to announce that the reporters of the Spring 2015 myHUBS team have finished their term for the blog.  The team contributed to 62 articles in total for one semester, informing readers on tips regarding life in Korea, traveling around Seoul and Korea, and places to travel near the Korean peninsula. Your rich experience will definitely be helpful […]

August 2015 Festivals in Korea

  Peace Minus One (G-Dragon’s Museum) (June 9th – August 23rd) Address: Seosomun-ro 139-1, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 서서문로 139-1) The infamous member G-Dragon of the popular KPOP group, Big Bang, has collaborated with many famous contemporary artists, such as Michael Scoggins, Sophie Clements, Universal Everything, James Clar, Quayola, Fabien Verschaere, Kown Oh Sang, Bang […]

Packing for Korea

For all you new exchange students coming to Korea for the first times there are certain things that you should pack that you may not be able to get in Korea, or not cheaply at least. 1. Sheets: While you can get sheets in Seoul, you cannot find fitted sheets here. And trust me you […]

Korea: A Reflection by Kristi

The saying “time flies” could not have been any truer to describe my four months as an exchange student in Korea. In a blink of an eye there are now only a couple more weeks left in this amazing city. This exchange experience has been extremely remarkable, and I’m going to attempt to describe all […]

July 2015 Festivals in Korea

Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival (July 10 – 19) (부여서동연꽃축제) Address: 52, Gungnam-ro, Buyeo-eup, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do (충청남도 부여군 부여읍 궁남로 52) Celebrating the lotus flower and the importance of preserving the traditional flora of Korea’s history, this festival will revolve around the beautiful lotus flower. The events will have many different cool programs, like making paper […]

Busan Secret Mountain

Busan is a wonderful and magnificent city with lots to do and even more to see. Although it is well known for its beaches and famous fish foods we decided to dodge the touristy spots and seek refuge on Geumjeong Mountain (금정산). This mountain is one of the most expansive mountains that I have ever […]

South Korea: What I Will Miss Most by Tara

Before I came to South Korea I really had no idea what to expect. I am now 3 weeks away from the end of my time here and I cannot believe it is almost over. Time really does fly when you are having fun! It is important to make the most of your time when […]

Water Sports on the Han River

On a nice hot sunny Seoul day, I decided to rent a bike near the dorms (see Vincent’s bike rental article here) and bike along the Han River (한강). As I was biking I passed Ttukseom Hangang Park (뚝섬 한강공원), where many people were lounging in their tents enjoying the day by the river. About […]