The Slow Progression to the End

Previously on Jaxs Needs a Break: “Welcome to a chaotic post about everything I’ve been doing,” *hiking,* *amusement parks,* “Wow Busan!!!,” *eats more food* Coming to you live from the cafe Bioh works at (more to come on this place later) and somewhere else because this won’t be finished tonight… Everyone’s favorite host, JACQUELINE HIBBARD!!!!…

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. 🤪 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…

Special Episode: Chaos

Coming to you live from a bus in Jeju~~~~ Jacqueline Hibbard!!!! *appropriate theme music ensues* You know those time when you have all the control in the world but also none what so ever? Well that’s where I am. We are in the final countdown, with just about three weeks left of our stay. This…

The Busiest I Have Ever Been

Previously on Jaxs is a True Tourist: “Wow a palace.” “Wow a temple” “That was quite the hike” *Kpop music plays* “Chillin’ with the homies” “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!!!” Jacqueline screams running to her computer. Okay… look… I know… this update is late. Very late. Not that you probably noticed….

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…

Special Episode: The Little Things

I have kept it no secret that my adjustment to life in Korea wasn’t the smoothest. From the moment I arrived, to a few weeks after school started, I was still struggling mentally. So, in this blog I wanted to talk about how I’ve adjusted and gotten through this important time in my life. I…

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…

All the Touristy Chaos

Previously on Jaxs is Now Able to Function: “We are all moved in!!! *has mental breakdown*” “Meet the homies…” “Yay, I got all the classes I wanted!” *starts yet another Disney movie* Coming to you straight from the middle of Ewha Women’s University I-House AB Lounge in the middle of midterms… Well guys, it’s been…