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