Field Trip to Hwaseong

Last Friday, Chinese students in Korea and Glitters, supporters of the Business School went on a field trip to the factory of Kia Motors Corporation (기아자동차) in Hwaseong (화성) and Suwon Hwaseong Fortress (수원화성). The purpose of this field learning is promoting friendship and Chinese student’s adaptation of school life. We made an early start so […]

Budget Cafés in Wangsimni

            In Korea, small cafés are increasingly becoming popular among people of all ages, especially middle/high school or undergraduate students. When you are strolling along the street in Wangsimni (왕십리), you can easily spot many of people standing or ordering their drinks outside the café. That’s because most of cafes are […]

HYU Festival Week is Coming!

One of the major events you can enjoy while studying in Korean universities is school festival. This year’s festival will be held for three days, from Wednesday, May 25 to Friday. The theme of this year’s festival is 자체발광 meaning self-radiating. The theme reflects the idea of radiating the light of youth and passion within […]

A Day Out at Yeouido Park

Yeouido Park (여의도 한강공원) is open to visitors 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is located on Yeouido Island where many Koreans and foreigners frequently visit it for recreational activity, cultural events, or relaxing. Source: What to expect to see in the park: The park is located along Han River, with a […]

Korean Ice Creams that You Should Try!

Since Korea is getting hotter and hotter, a lot of people want ice creams. I am one of them too, and I like ice creams so much, so I eat a lot of kinds of ice creams. Most of countries have good ice cream, but I think that Korean ice creams are the best in […]

Seoul Metropolitan Library

While a library sounds like the last place you’d go to enjoy Korean culture, the Seoul Metropolitan Library (서울도서관) has much more to offer than Korean books. For example, before being repurposed as a library, the building served as Seoul’s city hall. Parts of the old offices are still preserved on the 2nd floor and […]

Korea in Three Days (Part 2): Gwangju to Busan

After enjoying one day in Boseong (보성), my friend and I traveled back to Gwangju (광주) by train where we spent the night at an Airbnb. The same train that took us from Gwnagjusongjeong (광주송정) also has a stop at Gwangju, but it is after Gwnangjusongjeong so take care to stop at the right station! […]