Here are some things that you should know before coming to South Korea or anywhere for an exchange! Make sure all your paperwork is correct Studying abroad requires a lot of paperwork so make sure to fill them out correctly, double-check each time and of course, please fill it out with a black pen. … Continue reading Tips for Upcoming Exchange Students
Hangul Day, 한글날 (Hangulnal) fell on October 9th 2019, and we visited Gwanghwamun station that day in hopes to visit the King Sejong Exhibition Hall. The underground museum is free of charge and even includes a library and multiple monuments. The most notable monument being the giant King Sejong statue that lays above ground above … Continue reading 2019 Hangul Day Protests
For only 3,000 won you can enjoy a nice afternoon at the tteok (rice cake) museum! When I went to this museum on a Saturday afternoon it was actually completely empty aside from the one elderly woman who smiled kindly at us and asked us where we were from and why we decided … Continue reading Seoul Tteok Museum 떡박물관!
If at any point you feel like you want to experience the culture of Korea in a more controlled setting, the National Museum of Korea is the perfect place to expand your understanding of both Korea and its neighboring countries. Feel free to take your time exploring the museum grounds, as there is lots to … Continue reading The National Museum of Korea