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Eating Through Seoul

By Hannah G.

Food is one of the main things that can function as a bridge between the sharing of cultures and experiences among diverse groups of people. I believe that sharing meals... keep reading

Day Off in Busan

By Hannah G.

Studying abroad at Yonsei is a great way to explore the liveliness of Seoul, but in the short time that you’re here in Korea, I can't help but encourage taking... keep reading

Korea Cafe Culture

By Asher Ruth P.

Cafes in Korea are on a completely different level. As someone who grew up in the States, this was such a lovely surprise. Korean cafe culture is a pride here... keep reading

Gangnam Style

By Christina D.

My trip to Gangnam was an exhilarating blend of modernity and style, perfectly capturing the vibrant energy of this iconic district. I began by visiting the famous Gangnam Style statue... keep reading

Hanbok at the Gyeongbokgung Palace

By Christina D.

Wearing a hanbok at Gyeongbokgung Palace was a magical experience that made me feel like a princess from a bygone era. The vibrant colors and intricate designs of the traditional... keep reading

Train to Busan

By Christina D.

My trip to Busan was a delightful blend of adventure and relaxation. After a scenic three-hour train ride, my first stop was the Cheongsapo Daritdol Observatory, where I marveled at... keep reading

Hike Insubong Peak of Bukhansan National Park

By Christina D.

My hike up to Insabong Peak in Bukhansan National Park was nothing short of extraordinary. The trail, adorned with lush greenery and vibrant wildflowers, led us through serene forests and... keep reading

My Experience with Korea's endless pool of Jeong (정/情)

By Asher Ruth P.

Jeong is a special Korean word with no real English translation. It represents love, kindness, sharing, and so much more. During my time in Korea, I found more Jeong and beautiful moments than I could ever imagine. Here are some of those moments and why Korea offers so much Jeong.

From CIEE

Top 20 Korean Slang Words and Phrases You Must Know

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

Are you worried about traveling to South Korea and feeling lost in conversation with locals, struggling to understand the Korean slang they're using? Don't worry; you're not alone. Just like... keep reading

From CIEE

Study Abroad in South Korea: The Ultimate Guide

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

Known officially as the Republic of Korea, South Korea is brimming with exciting excursions and educational opportunities – not to mention an incredible food and culture scene! It’s no wonder... keep reading

From CIEE

Top 5 Places to Study Abroad in the Asia-Pacific Region

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

@cieestudyabroad Top places to study abroad in the Asia-Pacific region! #cieestudyabroad #ciee #studyabroad #asia #australia #china #taiwan #singapore #southkorea #japan #kyoto #tokyo #seoul #taipei #beijing #shanghai #sydneyaustralia #sydney Dance You... keep reading

My experience in being a Black woman in South Korea

By Floriesha B.

One of the things that I feared the most was having my Blackness interfere with my experience studying abroad. Upon choosing South Korea as my host country, I was already... keep reading

How To: KTX (Korea's Bullet Train)

By Caroline R.

Heyo! I just recently took a KTX train for the first time and thought I would share my experience. I decided to take a trip to Busan for the weekend... keep reading

From CIEE

Reflections on Lanterns

By CIEE Seoul at CIEE

These days I’m reminded by the paper lanterns strung along the streets that Buddha’s Birthday will soon be here. Although I’m not Buddhist, I always enjoy the holiday, which this... keep reading

From CIEE

Why Study Abroad in Seoul: Top 3 Reasons

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

If you’re looking to discover a multi-faceted country with a rich culture, beautiful cityscapes and countryside, an incredible ancient history, and unique modern development, then consider studying abroad in South... keep reading