GKS application process part 3: Actually getting to korea

Since you’ve been reading my Korea blogs for a few months now you can probably tell I got through to the final round. When I read the announcement I still couldn’t believe that I had actually got the scholarship and that I was going to be spending the next 5 years in Korea studying the…

My GKS Application Process: part 2.

  I've been meaning to post this for a few months now but never got around to it. Since some students are starting to do research and prepare for the September application round, I thought I would continue the series. So this is what happened after I got through the 2nd selection round. --- About…

Samgwangsa Lantern Festival (삼광사 연등축제 )

On Saturday afternoon my mum messages me because she hadn't heard from me all day. ‘Hey Bua, what’s the plan today?’ She was probably expecting that I went to a café with my friends or I went to the beach or something touristy and fun like I do most weekends. ‘I’m at a Buddhist Temple,…