It’s been almost two weeks since I moved out of the hasookjip and into the dorms, and let me tell you, I absolutely love dorm life (you might’ve discerned some pre-move-in excitement from my post on the 30th).
To quickly revisit what I said in that post: Continue reading
What impeccable timing. Right after I post about life in the hasookjip, I get notified of an opening in the dorms (I joined the waiting list as soon as I arrived). After much deliberation, I’ve decided to move into SK Global House, one of Yonsei’s international dormitories.
Why, you might ask? Wasn’t I just describing the perks of living in a hasookjip? Continue reading
As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m living in a hasookjip, or boarding house, rather than the university dormitories. While initially planning my stay in Korea, I was interested in living in a hasookjip because it’s a more immersive experience than living in the dorms. Not only do you actually use the language (English very quickly becomes the language-of-choice in the dorms), but you also get real, home-cooked Korean breakfasts and dinners. Continue reading