Koreans’ unique culture: Enjoying hot spicy food

Kim Min Jung Have you ever tried any spicy food in Korea? Maybe you have tried Kimchi and felt it was spicy. However, Koreans are very famous for enjoying hot spicy food. So we do not think Kimchi as a spicy menu and there are a lot of red dishes such as Tteokbokki(떡볶이), Ramyeon, meat […]

Seoul Bamdokkebi Night Market

Lee Jung Spring is always nice for night excursions. The fickle weather in Korea has been confusing us with our outfit choices, but I am delightful to go around on journeys at night. Seoul Bamdokkebi (night goblin) Night Market is a set of marketplaces that opens at night and disappear in the morning (that’s why […]

Enjoy Seoul City with the Green Bike!

Nam In Han You’ve probably seen this green bike around the school. the Seoul Metropolitan Government has been operating a fully unmanned public bike rental service. The duration of use on regular tickets range from a week to a year and allows one hour or two hours of use per day. On one-hour-per-day basis, weekly […]

Back Alley Eateries Day 2: HanYangChon

Youn Seng Min Hi guys! How are you all doing? Another great week I hope! With an exam coming next Thursday, I really should be studying. I just keep telling myself that life isn’t all about grades. Except it’s not like I’m doing anything productive instead of studying… Anyway, how are you adjusting to the […]

Grilled Intestine and Intestine Soup

Youn Seng Min Back when I first started working in New York, I offhandedly mentioned that I missed eating ‘Gop-Chang (tripe)’ to some of my new American friends. Most of them, being chefs, were curious whilst some seemed to be disgusted by the idea of eating the organs of an animal. Back in Korea, I […]

How on Earth Does Korean Age Work?

Nam InHan In South Korea, babies born on December 31 will turn two years old on January 1st of the following year. It’s almost magical that they turn two in after just one day. Hence, many exchange students are curious about the ‘Korean age’ system. In this article, I will introduce the Korean age culture […]

Where can we buy K-style clothes?

Kim MinJung Since many Korean people are interested in fashion and influenced by K-pop culture, Korea has it’s own unique style of fashion AKA. K-style fashion. In Korea not only will you have access to globally famous fashion brands such as H&M and Zara, but also to a myriad of places where you can buy […]

FluentU: The Smart Way to Digress and Study Korean at the same time

Lee Jung In the world in which the social network services and the internet bring people from different backgrounds tighter, speaking only one language would not be sufficient to fully appreciate the ever-intermingling world. I am sure that those who are considering an exchange program or those who are already in Korea as a part […]