To get a haircut in Korea.

Sooin Moon Once you are here in Korea, it’ll be pretty tough to adjust into this society, especially if you are from somewhere out of Asia, and unprepared. However, you’ll start to be able to make some friends, get along with, hang out in some exotic places, and even go to some other countries nearby, […]

The review of 2 Korean Coffee Franchises

Jeonghun Park Coffee shops or Cafés are everywhere in Korea. The claim that there are more Starbucks in Seoul than in New York is proven true. So, it would not be wrong to call drinking coffee a national pastime. There are numerous franchises that sell coffee or coffee-based drinks inside their stores.  Some are satisfactory, […]

Bukhansan

You have most probably heard about Seoul’s famous mountain, Bukhansan. Situated in the northern park of the city (Dobongsan station- line 7), It has been designated as a national park since 1983. The meaning behind the name is literally  “big mountain in the north”. The mountain has multiple sharp peaks that contrast with the forest […]

Korean Oriental Medicine Clinic

Sooin If there is anything that is really weird in the eyes of some, but is totally normal for some others, I would vote for KOMC as one of those things. KOMC, as is stated in the title, stands for Korean Oriental Medicine Clinic. KOMC is one of the big schools of oriental medicine. For […]

What Should You do if You Get Sick in Korea?

Since coming to Korea, I’ve felt sick more times than I can count. Runny nose, fever, sore throat, muscle aches – if your immune system is easily weakened, then you might want to take some precautionary measures ASAP. In this article, I’ll be sharing some of my personal experiences with local pharmacies and doctors, and […]