The True Tales of a Downward Spiral

Previously on Jacqueline in Quarantine: “Woo-hoo we’re going to Korea!!!” “God, when will this flight end?” “What do you mean my bags got sent to Seattle?” “Well let’s make sure I have money and a SIM card.” *crying* “Is your internet working?” *multiple cut clips of Jacqueline on the phone with friends and family* “Wow,…

What else can I do?!?

Welcome back to my journey in South Korea! I have reached the end of my quarantine period and am free to discover the world (again). Today’s question is as the title states “What else can I do?” (both because I asked myself this many times in solitude and because I listened to this song literally…

Yee-hee, I wish I had a time machine!

Hello! First, I am Manny, and welcome to my first (short) blog post about my study abroad experience in South Korea. In today’s episode, let’s talk about my entry into Korea! I am studying here with my 친구 (friend) Jackie at Ewha Womans University. We woke up early at 3 am to make our way…

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…