Confucian Ceremony At Sungkyunkwan University In South Korea

Religious Dances and Formal Ceremonies I went on another day tour with the Royal Asiatic Society.  I met up with my tour group outside of Anguk subway station, exit 6, at 9:30 a.m.  There was a vendor selling socks and writing supplies nearby, while we waited a lot of the other attendees browsed the merchandise. […]

Cheorwon DMZ One Day Bus Tour In South Korea

One Day Bus Tour Experience I researched and booked a trip to the DMZ to continue my solo travel plans.  I was proud of myself for figuring out I could take the DMZ train and then join a tour once I arrived.  Getting to the station was easy, I was going to Seoul Station.  I […]

South Korea School System Pt. 2

New Dormitory at Hankuk University The office liaison told me to come to the office and meet him at three p.m. that afternoon and he would take me to the new dorm.  On my way to the office, I ran into him by a nearby coffee shop.  He asked if I had time to go […]

South Korea School System

Final Exam At Hankuk University My semester at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Korean language program was coming to an end.  The teacher wrote on the blackboard the schedule for the finals.  This test would determine if I could transfer to level 2.  I couldn’t believe what she wrote on the board.  The test would […]

South Korea’s Top Attractions

Petite France & Garden of Morning Calm One Day Tour I choose Petite France and the Garden of Morning Calm because I had seen both places mentioned on variety shows.  I found Goh Travel Agency through internet research and discovered they had a tour during the Seollal (Korean New Year) holiday.  I choose this tour […]

Life in Korea

What  I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then If you research items to pack for traveling to South Korea you will receive a lot of recommendations.  The items range from packing large towels, your favorite chocolates, powdered beverage packets, and a whole host of other items you can purchase at your nearby drug […]

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How I Saved Money To Travel

Preparing For Travel to Seoul, South Korea I am not from a family that has ever taken yearly vacations.  It’s something that I have only read about in magazines and books.  In fact, the first time I ever got on a plane, flying longer than two hours, was a year after my mother passed away. […]

Themed Cafes in Seoul, South Korea

Blute Flower Cafe, Tartine Bakery, and Mochi Where to begin when you discuss themed cafes in South Korea?  Although I went to several cafes there are still so many I wish to enjoy.  The first being the new Harry Potter Cafe in Daegu that just opened. If you’re looking to get warm from the cold […]

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Startup Assistance in Seoul

Startup Competitions and Meetup Groups in South Korea Obtaining positive reviews from consumers is crucial to any business future success.  The term “Word-Of-Mouth” is one of the words that perfectly describe South Korea’s business culture.  If you’re interested in the startup scene in South Korea check out these resources to assist foreigners with business development. K-Startup […]

The Painters: HERO in Seoul

Hankuk University School Field Trip The class created a WeChat App group chats room in case any of us were ever absent we could text each other about the material covered in class and the homework assignment.  Mostly, the chatroom was used by our teacher to remind us about our homework assignments.  As part of the […]