Jjimjilbang: It’s Time to Have Your N[ew]de Experience

So I have to tell you all about something that occurred last Thursday the 25th. All that week, one of my peers who had previously lived in Korea for a year kept talking about this thing called "jjimjilbang" (찜질방 in Hangeul). "Oh, we had to do it!" she said. "It would be so much fun! It … Continue reading Jjimjilbang: It’s Time to Have Your N[ew]de Experience

Insa-dong Art Street, Korea’s Most Famous Street for Culture

Our orientation group went to noraebang on Sunday night, but previously, we spent our weekend touring various neighborhoods such as the foreigner's district of Itaewon; however, Insa-dong was the district we loved, a traditional and cultural area with much to see. If you're new to Seoul, Insa-dong is a must see attraction that you shouldn't pass up. Let's … Continue reading Insa-dong Art Street, Korea’s Most Famous Street for Culture

Karaoke Rooms: Why You’ll Never Regret Korea

This first week in Korea has been one for the ages. Our orientation group has explored Seoul in our downtime and enjoyed one of the most Korean of activities: the karaoke singing room called noraebang. It was a night of revelry and mirth, one no one shall forget for a long time. This experience is far different from … Continue reading Karaoke Rooms: Why You’ll Never Regret Korea

Big Feet in Korea: Prepare for the Worst

If you were to ease drop into some of our conversations though, you'd think you're listening to a guy explaining things to his kindergarten younger siblings. I swear, I feel so bad for him.