The Seoul Diaries Mini Episode: Taking the TOPIK Exam in Korea

Hi and welcome back to the Seoul Diaries! Finals week has just begun for me and I already want it to end. πŸ€ͺ The weather is getting hotter and the humidity keeps climbing its way up each day. Let’s just say that I never leave the house without my trusted hand fan these days! About…

The Seoul Diaries: Random Places and Events that I’ve Been to!

Hello and welcome back to another installment of the Seoul Diaries. Finals are less than 2 weeks away and I am a bundle of mixed emotions. Half of me is extremely homesick and can’t wait to see my family again soon, but the other half of me is missing Korea (even though I haven’t left…

The Seoul Diaries: Safety in Korea

In this episode of the Seoul Diaries, I will go into being safe in Korea. When I first told my parents that I wanted to study abroad, they were obviously concerned (as any parent would be) about my safety abroad and what measures would be in place for me to live safely in South Korea….

The Seoul Diaries Mini Episode: Idol Birthday Cafe Guide~

Hello! These days, Seoul has been treating me well with its nice weather, green trees, and abundance of aesthetic cafes. The semester is almost coming to a close but – in today’s mini episode – I will be covering my experiences visiting K-pop idol birthday cafes in South Korea! Planning and Coordination So, when I…

The Seoul Diaries: Solo Traveling in Korea

Hello and welcome back to the Seoul Diaries! May is upon us and midterms are finally over (thank goodness). In today’s episode, I thought that I would talk about a few of my experiences traveling alone in Korea. With COVID still looming in the background and the semester becoming extremely hectic, I have not been…

The Seoul Diaries: Healthcare in Korea

I never thought I would get sick in Korea but here we are. 6 months in. For the last month, I have had to visit multiple hospitals for various reasons which is why I believe that this post is a necessary read for anyone traveling abroad (especially in Korea) because you never know when you…

The Seoul Diaries: The Train to Busan

This time of the Seoul Diaries, I will be recapping my first trip to Busan! It was a trip that I had been putting off for some time, but I finally booked the KTX ticket, made my hotel reservation, and went on my way! Day 1 I woke up super early and headed to Seoul…

The Seoul Diaries: Top 10 Cafes (so far)

Hi~ The semester so far in Korea has been very different from the previous semester in terms of campus life, activities, extracurriculars, and me adjusting to in-person classes. It has been a bit challenging, but I am doing the most that I can with the time that I have left in Korea. For this blog…

The Seoul Diaries: Living Off-Campus

I’m back! The new school semester has begun here in Korea and things are getting a bit hectic. Over winter break, I moved from living in the dormitories to living off-campus. The process was stressful to say the least, but I am more adjusted now and enjoy my freedom a bit more (compared to living…

The Seoul Diaries: 2λ°• 3일 in 강릉

μ•ˆλ…•ν•˜μ„Έμš”! Welcome back to my blog~ Today, I will be giving you the breakdown of my 3 days and 2 nights trip in Gangneung (강릉), which is located on the east coast of Korea. Food!!! Here are the Gangneung STAPLE foods that you must try if you ever go! You won’t regret it! 물회 –…