The Seoul Diaries: A Foodie’s Paradise~ Part 1

Hi and welcome back to my first blog post of the New Year! Yay! Today, I will be giving you the first half of my top 10 favorite restaurants in South Korea (so far) that you must try if you ever visit. If you like this restaurant list, stay tuned for my cafe list as…

The Seoul Diaries: Winter Has Come

Shiver me timbers because winter weather has finally arrived in Korea. I also have just finished up my final exams so I am excited to be done for the semester! In this blog, I will be putting together some items that are essential if you want to survive the freezing weather, possible sicknesses, and even…

The Seoul Diaries: Halloween in Korea

해피 할로윈! Yes, I am aware that I am writing this after the fact and that Halloween was almost a month ago. Still, I thought I would take the time to reflect on my experience of Halloween in South Korea this semester. Halloween as a Holiday In Korea, Halloween is celebrated a bit differently that…

The Seoul Diaries: Attending a Korean Wedding!

Howdy! Welcome back to my blog! I just finished up my midterms and am back to my usually-scheduled blog posts. In this one, I will be recounting my first experience attending a Korean wedding in South Korea (+ it was also my first wedding experience ever)! Upon Arrival For context, I was invited to this…

The Seoul Diaries: Culture Shocks

Hello! Welcome back to my blog posts! It already has been almost a month of me living in South Korea, so I thought I would quickly discuss some of the culture shocks that I have had and helpful information or skills that I have learned so far! These things would be good to know if…

A Beginners Guide to Life as an Exchange Student in South Korea

Entering my dorm for the first time felt so surreal – minus me sweating through my clothes from the gigantic hill and carrying my three suitcases up the stairs outside. I was so excited to be out of my quarantine hotel room. I was ready to get settled in. After filling out some dorm contracts…

The Seoul Diaries: Surviving the 14-day Quarantine

After watching the Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw movie 5 times in a row (it was one of my favorite movies ever pre-quarantine, but now I can’t watch it anymore because I’ve seen it so many times), Little Women 4 times, Girls Planet 999 episode reruns, and 10-minute long Korean infomercials for containers, blenders,…

The Seoul Diaries: Part 1

Hello! My name is Faith and I am currently in South Korea doing a 2-week quarantine. My major is International Studies with a minor in Korean and I will be studying at Korea University for 2 semesters. I got into learning the Korean language back in 2015 and haven’t stopped since. I love South Korean…