The Mobile App that Will Save You from Getting Lost

Lee Jung Finding directions is not always an easy task, even for Koreans. Convenient but extensive public transit in Seoul often confuses us with multiple directions, unclear signboards and complicated transfer processes. The directions to famous attractions are quite comprehensive, but it is the daily commute and other everyday destinations we are mostly concerned about. […]

Back Alley Eateries Day 1: DashiOlChicken (다시올치킨)

Seng Min Youn Had someone warned me about the seemingly bottomless pool of work I would flounder in, perhaps I wouldn’t have decided that uni was a good idea. A month into the semester, I have already made five, twenty-slide power point presentations. All these cherry blossoms and annoyingly cute couples mock me. I hope […]

Impeached president, and also a prisoner. Part 3

Moon Sooin From the previous post, Choi who manipulated the former government through the former president, came back to Korea, only to be arrested a day after. The Persecutors’ office found that when Choi came back, she had tried to delete evidence from her e-mail accounts and make fake alibis with her people. More accusations […]

Impeached president, and also a prisoner. Part 2.

Moon Sooin From the previous post, I’ve talked about how the former president Park was working with Choi, extorting a lot of money from Korean companies as well as showing Choi a huge amount of confidential government files. I also said, that major presses disclosed the case to the citizens. When first they first realized […]

Trendy Places in Seoul: Iksandong

Kim Yunkun Hi guys! Let me introduce to you to another hot trending place for the Koreans! This time the place is called Iksan-dong. Iksan-dong is the oldest Hanok(Korean traditional house) village in Seoul. Just an ordinary looking house in Iksan-dong may be over 100 years old. In 1920 during the period of Japapnese colonialism, […]

Which one are you talking about?

Park, Jeonghun          There are some words that have a double meaning in Korean, because the language itself is focused on contextual meanings. For example, Noon (눈) might mean more than two ideas; the part of the body you see with or snow that fall from the sky. Foreigners or exchange students might have trouble […]

Random Cuisines You May Be Craving

By Kathy Pham           Though Korea has many great foods and dishes, sometimes, don’t you just miss a certain cuisine or food item? I find it quite hard to satisfy my cravings for certain cuisines, especially Vietnamese foods, as I am ethnically Vietnamese and therefore, picky on the taste. I think it is because Korea […]

Impeached president, and also a prisoner. Part 1

Sooin Moon These days, Koreans are more prone to make protests to make a difference, positive or not, and are quite skeptical of government actions. I was working for the auxiliary police for 19 months from 2016, February, so I can say I have first-hand experience with many protests. Today. I’d like to talk about […]