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 […]

Seoul Lantern Festival

Kamari Koonce              Every year the city of Seoul has a huge festival in November called Seoul Lantern Festival. This year the festival runs from November 2nd through November 18th. I thought it would be a great way to spend the weekend, so I gathered some friends and we went on a Saturday night. I […]

Pre-Travel Diaries: Visiting Japan

Kamari Koonce Why Japan? Next month I will be visiting Japan for the first time. Before coming to South Korea, I had always wanted to visit Japan, but I didn’t plan for it to happen this year at all. Japan is a country that has managed to stay in power with few invasions over the […]