https://www.instagram.com/p/BlWxBIfAQ5M/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link For the majority of my stay in South Korea, I’ve been in the bustling city of Seoul. However, this past weekend I travelled to Busan. If you aren’t aware, Busan is the largest port city in South Korea, and the second largest city in the nation. It’s known for its famous fish markets and … Continue reading Overnight trip to Busan
Arriving at Incheon Airport All I could think of that first second I hopped off the plane was "Wow, I'm actually here!" It didn't hit me retrieving my luggage from baggage claim, it didn't hit me rolling through the airport halls to find customs, it didn't hit me when I met up with the rest … Continue reading Week 1 Highlights: I’m in South Korea!!!
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bkr5qtBgKro/?taken-by=erinpascoeee On my first day in Seoul (July 1st), I visited Gwangjang Market, which is a covered-outdoor market where vendors sell clothes, items, and most popularly: street food. Personal space here is almost non-existent, and each vendor will entice you to sit at their stand and eat. My roommate and I sat at a woman's … Continue reading Strolling the City and Surviving the Subway
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bkr4ozchizu/?taken-by=erinpascoeee With it being one of my first times on an airplane, to say I was nervous was an understatement. My first flight was out of Orlando International Airport and arrived in Atlanta. The flight was only about an hour long and was pretty fine. Getting off that plane was where the nerves started to … Continue reading Arriving in Seoul & at Hanyang University
A little intro... 안녕하세요! Hello! And welcome to what will soon become a pocket journal of my journey through the beautiful South Korea this summer B! My name is Julissa and I am a rising junior majoring in Sociology with a minor in Innovation and looking to minor in Disabilities as well! I write to … Continue reading Pre-Departure: I’ll be meeting you soon, Seoul
Julissa Robles is a University of Florida student studying abroad during Summer 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. To learn more about Julissa's program, click here: ISA - Hanyang University. What is your year and academic concentration? My name is Julissa (Julie), I am a second year Sociology major hoping to apply a sociological perspective in my … Continue reading Julissa: Summer in Seoul
안녕하세요! (Hello!) In about a week, I’ll be on a plane and on my way to South Korea’s capital, Seoul. I’m very nervous, but I have high hopes about this trip. The last time I was on an airplane was when I was about 3-4 years old, and the only thing I remember about the … Continue reading One Week ‘til Take Off!
Erin Pascoe is a University of Florida student studying abroad during Summer 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. To learn more about Erin's program, click here: ISA - Hanyang University. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a 3rd year majoring in Graphic Design. Have you traveled abroad before? If so, where and for what … Continue reading Erin: Summer in Seoul
My last lunch in Korea was especially indicative of my growth there. During the first week of the trip, my friends and I went to a Korean barbecue place near the University and struggled greatly to order because of the language barrier. When the food arrived, we didn’t know what to do, and the friendly … Continue reading Eavesdropping on English
I had been wanting to go to a Korean baseball game since I arrived here. I’d heard it’s such a big part of the culture, and friends who had already been said there’s nothing like it - the people are so spirited. They haven’t seen Gator games! Nonetheless, it was a cool experience. Even on … Continue reading Jamsil Stadium Has Nothing on the Swamp