Upcoming festivals for 2019-2020

  1. Seoul International Fireworks Festival 2019   https://hanwhafireworks.bulggot.co/en/#FESTIVAL  Come to this year's Seoul International Fireworks Festival! Each year, a firework festival will be held at Yeouido Hangang Park. It will be from October 1-5. There will be three teams from Korea, Sweden, and China that will work together to light up Yeouido’s night skies! … Continue reading Upcoming festivals for 2019-2020

Hangul Day

Hangul Day, 한글날 (Hangulnal) will be on October 9th of this year, so mark your calendar! It is a national holiday to celebrate the Korean Alphabet. During the 15th century, the Koreans used Chinese characters or ‘Hanja’ to read and write, but only the Elite class were able to afford this kind of education since … Continue reading Hangul Day

Korean Street Food Guide (Avenue of Youth, Hongdae, Myeongdong)

Street food is a cheap and quick way to sample some sweet and savory Korean treats. Though the more unique snacks are definitely more expensive, they're definitely worth it, and fun to try!  DIRECTIONS: Myeongdong 명동역: From the subway, go to Myeongdong (Line 4) station Exit 3, cross the street to your right, opposite of … Continue reading Korean Street Food Guide (Avenue of Youth, Hongdae, Myeongdong)

HALLOWEEN in Korea!? 4 Must-Go Events~

     Itaewon went viral on Twitter last year during Halloween 2018 in a post showing it’s crowded costume-clad streets! I was quite surprised myself to learn that many Korean college students were familiar with Halloween. Daiso even sells Halloween decorations, spooky makeup kits, and small Halloween themed accessories.     In the United States, … Continue reading HALLOWEEN in Korea!? 4 Must-Go Events~

Tips for: Seoul International Fireworks Festival 2019!

     The Seoul International Fireworks Festival is one of the most significant festivals in Korea, boasting 1.2 million attendees on average per year. Festivities last almost a full week, with the grand finale being the firework show this Saturday October 5th. First launched in the year 2000, Yeouido Hangang Park promises not only a … Continue reading Tips for: Seoul International Fireworks Festival 2019!