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 […]

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 […]

4 Days in Tokyo

Kamari Koonce Day 1 -Thursday I enjoyed my time in Tokyo over the last week. The most stressful part about the first day was figuring out the complicated metro system. It is not like Korea where there is only one operator. Here there are many different company lines that run throughout the country. An app […]

Yesan Wine Festival

Kamari Koonce          This past weekend we visited an apple winery for their annual Yesan Wine Festival. The day started off by traveling from Hanyang to Yesan for about 2 hours and 30 minutes. It was also worth the price to go and was coordinated by the International office. The event is mostly for exchange […]

A Night Around Dongdaemun

By Kathy Pham               As we are all aware, South Korea is known for fashion! It’s the place where everyone dresses like they are walking the run way. With that said, don’t you ever feel like dressing up? Feel like having a photoshoot to update your social media such as Instagram? Well, here is an […]

SEOUL INTERNATIONAL FIREWORKS FESTIVAL 2018

Written by Kathy Pham              This article is mainly for those who are attending Hanyang University in the fall semester as this festival only happens once a year during the first week of October!   As you can see from the title, this is a festival revolving around fireworks! It may seem like it is […]