Author: Lila

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Shopping in Korea

Korea is a shopping haven, especially for clothes and makeup but not so much for western or fresh groceries, especially fruits. I once saw a medium-sized honeydew melon for 35000won which is definitely not...

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The Bath and Spa Life in Korea

Let’s talk about the bath and spa life in Korea. I went to Dragon Hill Spa in Yongsan Korea which is one of the bigger bath houses and is more foreigner-friendly compared to other...

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The Fish Market

When you come to South Korea, you have to experience Sannakji at a local fish market. Sannakji is a very famous dish in these fisheries where you eat a live octopus! Yes, I know...

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The Public Transportation System

The subway system here in Seoul is so easy to navigate and literally goes everywhere in Seoul. You can go to all the main tourist destinations using the subway! There are many apps that...

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Korean Traditional Markets

I visited Gwangjang Market, one of the largest and oldest traditional markets in South Korea known for its silk goods and vintage clothing. However, I did not go there to shop for silk or...

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Yonsei Dormitory

After arriving and checking in at the International House at Yonsei, I found it interesting that the dorms were quite different from UMD. There are only two dormitories on campus – SK Global and...

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Pre-Departure Introduction

Hello everyone! My name is Lila and I am a sophomore Accounting and Finance double major at Smith. I am going to Seoul, South Korea through the Global Entrepreneurship Semester at Yonsei University where...