Do you know there is a primary student’s finance cooperative association on campus? Last year on October 6, a hand-written poster attracted many students’ attention. The tittle of the poster was ‘We made an appeal for poverty to senior and junior’. There are filled the voice of poor students and the voice of denunciation the […]

Food Trucks For Us All!

Have you ever been to Wangsimni Square (왕십리광장) close to Wangsimni Station (왕십리역) (Look at the picture above!)? It’s quite opposite way to the Hanyang University (한양대학교), so this place might be unknown for some of you, especially when you are foreigners. Therefore, I want to let you know that you should mark this spot […]

An Adventure to Costco Wholesale (Part 1)

If you are from the U.S., you should be very familiar with wholesale shopping malls where things are sold in stacks. Costco Wholesale is a one of the big wholesale channels from the U.S. and is now running in many parts of the world. You can buy things in big quantities on lower price. In […]

Fast Dining Food Concepts in Wangsimni

One of the more unique things of Seoul (서울)is the innovative food culture they have created. Rather than having a large number of Global, fast food chain restaurants along every street, there are many local fast dining places around. Since my dorm is located in Wangsimni (왕십리), I am going to focus on a few […]

Timetable Apps for University Students in Korea

Unlike middle school or high school, university or college students have to make out a schedule every semester by own. Each class has different starting time, and the classroom is also different, so in the beginning of the school term, a lot of people are confused. Especially for foreign students, it might be more confusing. But […]

Cheonggyecheon Stream

Flowing from the city hall area of Seoul (서울) is the Cheonggyecheon Stream (청계천). While taken for granted by many of the denizens of Seoul as a relaxing walk, this 10.9 kilometer stream has a storied history that can trace its origins back to the Joseon Dynasty (조선왕조). Its original purpose was to act as […]

Beopjusa Temple Stay

On the weekend of May 14, my friends and I traveled to Beopjusa temple (법주사) where we did participated in a temple stay. This was a really unique cultural experience, especially since we were there for Buddha’s birthday. Located in the same area as Songnisan National Park (속리산 국립공원), Beopjusa temple is surrounded by woods […]