Surviving Korean Drinking Games (Part 4)

The next installment of the long list of Korean drinking games and chants that I (and many of my friends have learned) during our time in Korea.   클레오파트라 (Cleopatra) This song is a simple clapping drinking chant. Every person takes a turn clapping a simple beat and chanting the following sentence: Hangul (한글): 안녕 […]

Visit Universities in Korea (Part 3)

In the first article, I wrote about the two best of best schools that I think. And in the second article, I introduced schools that are located in the west part of Seoul near Shinchon (신촌). In this area, I am going to introduce universities that are in the eastern part of Seoul that includes […]

What’s The Deal with Fine Dust?

Something that might be of surprise to exchange students when they arrive in Korea, especially is you’re arriving from Western countries, is the wearing of air masks in public. From my personal experience in Canada, I do, though rarely, see some people wearing these masks in public, for as a preventative measure to keep themselves […]

2017 Spring Hanyang University Rachios Festival!

May is a month of energy. Spring is really kicking in, and even giving away to the early summer. May is really a month of energy especially for university students in Korea. It is the month of the school festivals. Today I will tell you what activities Korean students usually enjoy during the festival, and […]

Surviving Korean Drinking Games (Part 3)

This is a continuation of the Korean drinking games and chants series. You can find previously written articles below! Article 1: https://myhubs.org/2016/06/06/4739/ Article 2: https://myhubs.org/2017/05/17/6393/   1. Apartment Game (아파트 게임) Starting off simple, the apartment game is an easy counting game that many people can play. It starts off with a short chant: 아-파-트 […]

5 Little Tips on How to Survive Seoul’s Hot Summer Days

We all know that Seoul (서울) will have some blazing hot summer weather, and we don’t want to spend a fortune on air conditioning and ice cream either. Therefore, below are some survive tips on how to make most of the summer heat while having fun!   1. Eat Cold Noodles (냉면) If you don’t […]

Surviving Korean Drinking Games (Part 2)

Last summer we brought you an intro to Korean drinking games. We covered a few of the basics, including Ttalgi (딸기), Baskin Robbins 31, and the bottlecap game to name a few. What we gave you was a good foundation for Korean drinking games and chants, but we’ve only scratched the surface. Here are four […]

All Kinds of Alcohol Mixtures in Korea (Part 2)

On my last article I introduced some blend ratios of Korean Soju (소주) and Beer (Mak-joo). Koreans seem to like to mix up alcohol, and play with the different mixtures. However Soju and beer are not the only types of alcohol Koreans mix. Today I will show you some more interesting mixtures of Korean alcohol. […]