Thank You

My time in South Korea flew by. A month isn’t enough to get to know the amazing people you’ve met or to part with such a beautiful city. I will miss the cafes, food, hiking and friends in Korea and all over the world. Not everyone gets the opportunity to study abroad, let alone have … More Thank You

Privilege Walk

In our health equity class, we did an exercise called the Privilege Walk under the instruction of our professor. Everyone stands in a line outside and as the professor makes statements, you either take a step forward or backward if it applies to you. By the end of the “game”, you can see where everyone … More Privilege Walk

Korean Street Food

We went to the Gwangjang “Eatery Street” Market yesterday and I’m so glad we found it. The market is hidden within a mirage of store front businesses and you have to walk through aisles upon aisles of fabric vendors to get to the food part. Each section of vendors sold similar foods – fried foods and … More Korean Street Food

Korea Debunked

Before leaving the US, I knew zero things about South Korea. I don’t listen to K-pop, speak Korean, or know of major tourist attractions. Honestly, I didn’t think I was going to be chosen for this opportunity. So I had preconceived ideas about Korean culture, which I will now elucidate. Myth: The main dish I’d … More Korea Debunked