Seoul-lo 7017

On may 20th, Seoul-lo 7017 (서울로 7017) opened to the citizen of Seoul. Seoul-lo 7017 was a project that changes a road for cars to a road for people. The Seoul Station Overpass (서울역 고가도로) was designed in the form that across from the east to the west of Seoul Station and completed in 1970 […]

Indie Bookstores in Seoul

If you’ve been in Hanyang (한양대학교) for a while, you’re probably familiar with big bookstores in Seoul (서울). Kyobo Bookstore (교보문고), Youngppong Bookstore (영풍문고) and Bandi&Lunis (반디앤루니스) are some of the biggest bookstore chains all over Korea including Seoul. While these bookstores mostly treat publications from major publishing companies, there are interesting independent local bookstores […]

Visit Universities in Korea (Part 2)

I have been to a lot of universities in Seoul. There were several reasons to visit universities but every time I visited another school I felt some thing new to look around the campuses. In succession with the last article, I am going to introduce more universities in Seoul. I arranged the universities that have […]

Riding a Bicycle in Korea: Ttareungyi

You might have seen these white and green bicycles around campus, Wang-simni (왕십리) and Seoul (서울). These bicycles are called Ttareungyi (따릉이) and are public bicycles that anyone can use in Seoul. There are rental places all over Seoul, so you can borrow a bicycle anywhere you want and also return it anywhere you would […]

Ice Rinks in Seoul

Summer in Korea can be devastating because of high temperature that accompanies with high humidity level. I personally think summer’s getting hotter and hotter every year. Anyway, with summer coming up in just a few weeks, we need to think of ways to get away from the sun and chill. So in this article, I […]

Travel on Subway Line Number 3!

Today I’d like to introduce some various places to go by taking subway line 3. It was built in 1985. Line number 3 is built for maximize the usage of line number 2. Line number 3 connects from Daehwa Station (대화역) to Ogeum Station (오금역). It connects the northwest and southeast part of Seoul in […]

Visit Universities in Korea (Part 1)

A few days ago I had a chance to visit New York with my family. But I was assigned a full day to tour around Manhattan New York alone. After I knew that I had to tour around Manhattan alone the first thing that I thought was to tour Columbia and NYU the best schools […]

Hiking in Bukhansan Dulegil

One thing that makes Seoul (서울) stand out among many metropolitan cities around the world is nature. For instance, a metropolitan city with several mountains available for hiking isn’t common. Yes, Seoul has many mountains(some happen to be national parks) visited by thousands of hikers every year. Among them is Bukhansan Mountain (북한산), which covers […]