KAIST2019 – Thaddeus – Korea survival apps, websites and items

Author's note: This is a categorical post, so it will be updated from time to time. Come back and check for further updates along the way. Essential apps: KakaoT: Stands for Kakao transport, used mainly...

KAIST2019 – Thaddeus – Climbing Gyeryongsan mountain & surprise helicopter rescue

How we even got together Remember my buddy group I mentioned in my other post? Well, the German dude in my group had a German friend who met a French guy in a hostel, who...

Week 4 – Hanyang Festival – Rachios

  Fun-filled 3 days of festival in Hanyang to celebrate their 80th year with food,games & concert at night. Heard from my Korean buddy that Rachios is held twice every year (Summer & Fall) and...

KAIST2019 – Thaddeus – Day0 – Annyeonghaseyo, do you speak English?

A journey of a thousand miles A trip months in the planning finally come to fruition. I was doing an official internship over summer, so I really didn't have much time to take a breather...

Aalto University Week 2: Humans vs Zombies

Arggghhh braaainssss!!! In week 2, the AYY (Aalto University Student Union) organized a school-wide Humans vs Zombies game of tag which ran from Wednesday to Saturday 24/7. The fact that it was such big scale...

Aalto University Week 1: Ambitious 10-6

Helsinki Cathedral, would have been much nicer with the sun out! Over the weekend, I was thinking hard about what courses to take. There was so much to learn yet so little time. However, since...

Aalto University Week 0: Orientation!

The first building you'll see called A bloc where there's the cafeteria, supermarkets and metro station Orientation week started on 2 Sep and we were looking forward to the fun activities! This is my second...

KAIST Fall 2019 Week 3 – Typhoon Round 2 in Jeju-do

Yes! Week 3 and I'm going to Jeju-do! No such thing as too much travelling! Jeju was a complete escape from the city, an island twice the size of Singapore set aside for nature. First day,...

KAIST Fall 2019 Week 2 – Chuseok in Busan

Happy chuseok! Chuseok is korea’s thanksgiving holiday and that means a three day study week. It was quite a sight on Wednesday to see students carrying their barang barang to class, and some leaving...

Lehigh GEXP 2019 – Philadelphia Trip

After 3 weeks of orientation and school, we finally had our chance to go beyond the borders of Lehigh University. With a chartered bus provided by one of the clubs in Lehigh, JunJie and...

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