On June 3rd 2022, 2 YG members and 2 exchange students met at the front gate of Yonsei University at 6:00pm. We took a bus to get to Mangwon Market while chatting and getting to know each other on the way. Arriving at the marketplace, we took a while to look around the various goods that were sold. We tried out different foods such as marshmallow icecreams, Takoyaki, and chicken. We had the opport...
The visit to the National Museum of Korea was conducted on two different days; November 6th, 2021 and November 11th 2021 respectively. The first team consisted of two YG students and one exchange student, and the other of two YG students and two exchange students. Both teams gathered in front of the school gate to take a bus together to the museum.
The first group focused mostly on the permanent exhibition, especially on Korean artifacts from the three countries to Chosun Dynasty. Afterwards, we also had a chance to view the external exhibition along with the beautiful pond outside the museum.
Headed out from the museum, the team had dinner at “Ichondong Myeonok(이촌동면옥)”. We had dumpling soup and cold noodles. After spending about an hour at the restaurant, we headed back to school. Being able to see the artifacts personally and share thoughts about them allowed to have better understanding of Korean culture and history.
The second group gathered on the following week. Along with touring first to third floor, we watched a video titled “A royal progress; being with the people”(왕의 행차, 백성과 함께하다).
We had dinner at “Yammi Tang”(야미당), which is inside the national museum. After dinner, they went to a café. It was overall a great experience. The small conversations regarding history and museum itself easily led to more about one another’s culture. It was also pepero day, so we prepared pepero for the exchange students at the café. The weather was nice, the museum was beautiful and meaningful. Everyone had a great time.