Meet the World at Mangwon!

Mangwon (망원) is an adjacent neighborhood to Hapjeong (합정) and Hongdae (홍대). The neighborhood consisted mostly of residential area until fancy restaurants and coffee shops started moving in a couple of years ago. Continuous rise of rent in Hongdae led to a gradual, yet significant movement in nearby neighborhoods including Mangwon. Mangwon has become the […]

Festivals in Seoul for the Food and Drinks Lovers

Seoul Food Festival 04/28/2017-05/05/2017 Seoul Food Festival is a seven-day event celebrating gourmet flavors and featuring various signature dishes from world-class restaurants [1]. The festival is divided into three types of events: luxurious banquet gatherings at top hotels, grand outdoor picnic events with over 50,000 participants, and cooking shows from Michelin Star chefs. The festival kicks […]

An Evening of Good Eats: Tongin Market

Last week, a group of friends and I, along with our mentors from the 한밀레 (Hanmille) Program took a trip to a traditional Korean market to try out some Korean street food. Initially, we had planned to check out Gwangjang Market, closer to Hanyang (한양대학교), but that market closes earlier in the day, so we […]

Getting to Know about Korea Through Youtube: Part 1

Hello, guys. This time I would like to introduce some famous Korean Youtube channels. For those of you who are tired of learning a language through textbooks, and would like to know about Korean culture or trend in reality, or those who are scrolling down Facebook for killing time, I have come up with a […]

Cultural Aspects Challenging for Foreigners in Korea

Like as always, the spring semester has already kicked off, and it’s been four weeks since the school started. Many exchange students coming from all over the world are getting used to the new surroundings and unique environment in Korea. Among them, I interviewed one student who came from France. She, Elodie Vicini, and I […]

More Places to Eat in Wangsimini! (part 1)

Welcome to Hanyang University! Many foreign students are excited to be here, and eating is something that cannot be left out! That is exactly why I am going to inform whoever whom is reading this article on where to find nice places to eat. Let me guide you hungry people to good places that you […]

How to Eat Healthy in Korea

Moving to a new country comes with all sorts of challenges and new experiences. The food you will eat is one of the biggest changes you will encounter. In order to stick to a healthy diet and maintain a semblance of an eating routine in South Korea, you will most likely have to get creative. […]

Handy Smartphone Apps: a Must, When Living in Korea!

Hello dear readers! Living in Korea or just visiting, there are a few app suggestions which will definitely make your life easier here. I assume in 21st century and especially in nowadays technologically developed society everybody owns a smartphone or a tablet. It doesn’t matter if you are an android or an ios fan and […]