As I mentioned in my last post, Sinchon is brimming with coffee shops (no pun intended). Korea’s cafe culture has been around for a long time; look around and you’re likely to spot students, well-dressed business people, and older folks alike chatting over drinks (and often smoking cigarettes if there’s an outdoor patio or a smoking floor). These cafes are everywhere, and they all have their own style. Continue reading
I discovered one of Sinchon’s main drags today. After taking the language placement test on campus this morning, I decided to wander around campus, hoping to end up on the busy streets of Sinchon (pronounced Shin-chon). Both Yonsei and Ewha Women’s University are located in this neighborhood, so it’s known as a bustling college town full of restaurants, coffe shops, and plenty of nightlife. Continue reading
Day one. Thanks for reading, and welcome to my blog!
This is my first foray into the blogosphere, and I haven’t had a chance to check out many other blogs yet, so bear with me as I explore the world of blogging. I’ll try to keep these posts short, sweet, and as close to worldwide web-worthy as I can get. I hope the many pictures of food I plan to take will aid with that last objective. Everyone likes to look at good food, right? Continue reading