Seoul Friendship Festival and Other Events

Park, Jeonghun Near city hall, there are many festivals or events held nearly every weekend. Right before the start of a new semester, I heard the news that they are holding a festival there, which was called “Seoul Friendship Festival”. Because the name was obscure to me, I decided to visit city hall and take […]

HOMESICK TASTE-BUDS

Kathy Pham              Depending on when you read this, you may or may not already understand what “homesick taste-buds” means. For me, it started by the third week I was in South Korea. As I come from Canada and especially from a Vietnamese ethnicity, I am used to eating foods that is saltier. However, you […]

Mukbang in convenience store

Anna Lee I am sure that Japan is famous for having bunch of stuffs in convenience store. They have not only fast-food, they also have fish cakes that are put in boiling soup, luxurious lunch box, cake, dessert and so on. However, Korea is not that far behind in having great stuff in our convenience […]

Recommendations at Korean Desert café ‘Sul-Bing’

Gayoung Hong (Alice)           Wangsimni is one of the hottest places for Hanyang university students to eat their meals. There are many restaurants to enjoy various types of food, from fast foods like ddeokbokki and burgers to Korean bbq and chicken. Not only are there a variety of restaurants, there are many cafés where students […]

Trendy Bars in Seoul

Fanny Urban Space/ Urban Source (301-16 Seongsu 2(i)-ga 3(sam)-dong, Seongdong-gu,Seoul) Urban Space is the most interesting bar I have been to in Seoul. Located near Ttukseom station, in Seongsu-dong, this place is rapidly becoming one of the trendiest places in the neighborhood and whole city. It is actually where Charli XCX filmed Jay Park’s scene […]

HOW Picnic

One of the organizations at Hanyang that cater to International students is Hanyang One World, HOW for short. Like the GLITTERS organization for the business school, this club organizes activities and trips for international students to meet and interact with the local Korean students, only on a more campus wide scale. Most recently they organized […]

Street Food in Meyongdong

Kaylin One of the unique things that Korea has that America really does not have is the abundance of “street food” vendors, you can find these places everywhere in Seoul especially in Meyongdong. Meyongdong is known as the shopping district here in Seoul, so it is regularly visited by many tourists. You can find places […]

The review of 2 Korean Coffee Franchises

Jeonghun Park Coffee shops or Cafés are everywhere in Korea. The claim that there are more Starbucks in Seoul than in New York is proven true. So, it would not be wrong to call drinking coffee a national pastime. There are numerous franchises that sell coffee or coffee-based drinks inside their stores.  Some are satisfactory, […]