The Korean Demilitarized Zone

Lee Jung As most of you are well aware, the political and diplomatic complications between South and North Korea are still on-going. Korea is the one of the only two divided nations in the world, along with Cyprus. Since the Korean Civil War and the Armistice Agreement, which put an end to the war, the […]

Korean pork bbq :‘더 서민 구이’ (The SeoMin Gooie)

Youn Seng Min Hi guys! How was your weekend? I hope you didn’t have to stay home and study all weekend… Honestly, I myself have much to catch up. Despite the fact that I have four upcoming exams for which I should have started studying last week, I decided to go drinking with my friends […]

Want to experience the K-POP culture?: go to SM TOWN ARTIUM

Kim Min Jung These days, K-POP is popular all over the world and there are big fandom cultures among many K-POP fans. This is considered a special feature of Korean pop culture. If you are a big fan of K-pop yourself and want to not only listen to K-pop music but also have a special […]

Introduction about the Regular Subway Pass

Nam InHan Hello, readers of myHUBS blog. Do you know about the monthly subway passes in Korea? If you only use the subway without transferring onto buses or use the subway many times a day, it could be very beneficial. First, let me explain briefly about the monthly ticket, which is only available on the […]

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 […]