Study Abroad in Korea: Reverse Culture Shock

Hi friends! I must be on a roll because I found some time to update (read: while procrastinating on readings). Since a few posts ago, I enjoyed my last week in Seoul, came back home, and pretty much went straight into school again, jet lag and all. Have you ever gone to bed by 8:30 …

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Study Abroad in Korea: Surviving the Flight

So you're going to Korea, and you live anywhere between a few hours plane ride to almost a day (or more!) in travel time. If you're like me, the mere thought of sitting on a plane for longer than 5 hours tops gives you panic attacks, and there's just no way that can be healthy. …

Study Abroad in Korea: Being a Foreign (Black) Student in Seoul

There's a lot of controversy surrounding this issue nowadays, especially with South Korean pop culture becoming so popular overseas where there aren't just Asians jamming to the new BTS single or crying over the last episode of Descendants of the Sun. While I'd love to cover that kind of controversy one day, today I'm just …