A simple walk around City Hall brought us to Seoul’s Lotus Lantern Festival (연등회 연등축제). The streets were lined with handcrafted, massive lanterns like the one you see here, vendors, and music.

중간 지점!: The Halfway Point

I’m entering into the second half of my time studying abroad in South Korea and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that the thrill hasn’t yet dimmed, not even a little bit. It would be silly of me to try and compact two months of adventures, excursions, and shenanigans into one blog post, so I’ll try to make this post about a few of my favorite experiences thus far. (more…)