Fun Things to Do in Incheon (Songdo and the Surrounding Areas)

Alright, here it is: the promised list of things to do in Incheon. I’m going to start off with Songdo, since it’s my love and I miss it. Songdo: How to get there: (By Subway) Take the lighter blue Incheon 1 line and get off at any of the stops between Campus Town and International […]

NSLI-Y Korea: My Spring Semester Schedule

Every weekday morning, I wake up at 7:06, get dressed, wash up, eat breakfast, and leave for the bus by 7:40. Since I live in Incheon, and recently a push by the local Incheon government to push back when school starts to nine has caused our school to start later. We have to be at […]

NSLI-Y Korean Year 2014-2015 Christmas Party

To get the mushy emotional stuff over with, on Christmas Eve, 2014, we gathered in a hostel to celebrate the Christmas spirit together. Originally, our program had planned a simple Christmas dinner, but a few of us felt that if we could all hang out, watch Christmas movies, eat cookies, and have a sleepover, our […]

Korean High School Festivals

This past Friday, which was Halloween, my school held a 축제 (festival)! Usually what this means for girl schools is BOY SCHOOLS VISITING! And so, when I arrived at school that day, everyone in my class either had makeup on, or was in the process of putting it on. They even took down the full […]

번데기-Steamed Silkworm Snack in South Korea

Ah yes, you’ll see Ahjummas selling this in busy areas of Seoul, such as Yeouido Park or Seoul Grand Park. As you walk past, you’ll notice the pungent savory smell that takes over all of your senses, as you think, “Does anyone even buy these?” But yes, a portion, big or small I don’t know, […]