Once upon a Hallyu



Diaries of a Soompi Writer.

Soompi [숨피]: your go-to news platform for all things Hallyu.

Korea is my La La Land.

La La Land [랄라랜드]: a fictional place where wandering, sleeping, or dreaming minds are metaphorically said to end up.

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A rainy day in Hyehwa.

Hyehwa [혜화]: a vibrant neighborhood, with colorful nightlife and walking streets that are closed off to traffic in the evenings.

Soul searching in Han River.

Han River [한강]: also known as Hangang, is a major river in South Korea and the fourth longest river on the Korean peninsula.

A memorable day at the DMZ festival.

DMZ [한반도 비무장 지대]: short for Demilitarized zone, is a region on the Korean peninsula that demarcates North Korea from South Korea.

A bonding day in Ilsan.

Ilsan [일산]: home of attractions, located northwest of Seoul.

My experience with KGSP.

KGSP: a Korean academic scholarship, funded and managed by NIIED.

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